Saturday, December 31, 2011

Former Knox County 911 Director Tom Key Passed Away

On Wednesday the second Director of Knox County's Emergency Communication District (E911) passed away. Tom Key, a military veteran (Cpt. in the Army). Key was Knoxville's first undercover narcotics police officer, the first OSHA Director for the City of Knoxville. Key also served as CTO/CIO for U.S. Senator Albert Gore, Jr. He designed and implemented international telemdicine for St. Jude Children's research hospital. He served as Director Executive International for Ireland's children and adult care foundation. he implemented nationwide telemedicine for the Isle of Ireland and was recognized by the national legislature of the Republic of Ireland as one of the top five telemedicine experts in the world.

Please remember his wife of 29 years Sherran Bradford Key; daughter and son in law Jessica Rose and Jose Lomeli; daughters Elizabeth Wildsmith, Susan and Barbara Key; his twin brother Charles Joseph Key and the rest of his family and friends.

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