AccuWeather's Ken Reeves Passes Away

March 28, 2012; 5:48 AM ET
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It is with great shock and sadness that we report fellow Expert Senior Meteorologist, Vice President and General Manager of AccuWeather, Inc. Television Network, Ken Reeves has passed away.

Ken is survived by his wife Raychel, his parents, a brother and a sister. Ken and Raychel were married in October 2011.

He died as a result of a tragic accident, which occurred at his home in Lemont, Pa., Sunday afternoon, March 25, 2012.

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Ken had been with AccuWeather 29 years, since he graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 1983 with a degree in Meteorology.

According to Barry Lee Myers, Chief Executive Officer of AccuWeather, Inc., "Ken was a person of great energy, was liked by all and will be greatly missed."

As a friend and fellow colleague, he will be greatly missed.

Ken was always willing to offer his expertise on dramatic and controversial weather issues.

According to Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder and President of AccuWeather, Inc., "Ken contributed to the success of the company in many ways over the years."

All of our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.

Ken was born in Philadelphia, Pa., and graduated from Abington High School in 1979.

By Alex Sosnowski, expert senior meteorologist.

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