Neal Gordon Keehn, 69, a vice president and Washington representative of Motion Picture Laboratories, a film processing firm based in Memphis, Tenn., died Oct. 30 in a hospital in Atlanta.
Mr. Keehn was injured in Memphis July 14 when the automobile in which he was a passenger was involved in a three-car collision. He lapsed into a coma, and was transferred to a hospital in Atlanta to be near members of his family.
Mr. Keehn was in the film processing business for more than 35 years. He was born in Manitowoc, Wis., and graduated from the University of Wisconsin, He began his film industry career in Kansas City, Mo., and later worked in Hollywood, Calif.
He came to the Washington area in 1974 as a vice president of Byron Motion Pictures Inc., before joining Motion Picture Laboratories. He lived in Bethesda.
He was a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the American Film Institute and the American society of Cinematographers.
His wife, Lucy Byers Keehn, died earlier this year.
Survivors include four children, Christopher and Robert, of Carmel, Calif., Gordon and Stephanie Haley, both of Atlanta, a sister, Patricia Wright, of Jefferson, Wis., and three grandchildren.