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View a eulogy for Kennard Ellsworth Gillihan, USMA '70, who passed away on January 29, 1971.

Kennard Ellsworth Gillihan

West Point, 1970

Be Thou At Peace

Posted by Scott Self on November 7, 2011:

It has been a long time since Ken died. He died doing what he loved - falling from the sky. I was in Bamberg Germany when I found out. I was sitting in the O club reading my mail when I read in the letter from my wife that Ken had died in Ranger School.

Ken was my roomie one year and he kept both of us focused on whatever the task at hand was. He was a great roommate and I had several great roommates.

I wish he had been able to do all the things he wanted to do in life. He would have been great at it. Afterall he was a great guy and had a heart of gold.


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