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Craig Scott Keys, 54, of San Diego, CA transitioned into eternal life on Saturday, January 13, 2018 in San Diego.

He was born in Harrisburg, son of Richard L. and Eleanor (Hurst) Keys, a graduate of Central Dauphin East High School and North Carolina Central Univ., a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church of Steelton, a former Weatherman for WGAL-TV in Lancaster and a TV Weatherman in Pittsburgh. Presently in San Diego, he was a Weatherman and Sports Director at KUSI-TV, XETV & The Mighty 1090 Radio Host and was an Emmy Award-Winning Journalist.

Craig was the founder of C. S. Keys' KIDS with Athletes for Education Foundation and was recognized by the CA State Assembly for his efforts to help the San Diego youth.

He was a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., the National Weather Assoc, the NAACP, The National Association of Black Journalist, San Diego Urban League and 100 Black Men of San Diego.

In addition to his parents, Craig leaves to celebrate his life, his children, Craig Scott Keys II, Jordan Scott Keys and Chloe Ann Keys; his siblings, Tracy (Jenny), Richard, Jr. (Debbie), James (Sheila), Steven (Vicky) and Eric (Natasha) Keys, Deborah Jackson and Stephanie Keys; his aunts, Elizabeth Keys Williams, Catherine Hurst Finley and Audrey Hurst Splawn; his uncle, Albert Keys (Dolores); his great uncles, Samuel Chivis (Lucy) and Memphis Chivis (Merle); his great aunt, Mary Alice Chivis Keys and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

His life will be celebrated on Saturday, February 10 at 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary of From The Heart Ministries of Harrisburg, 1300 Wayne St., with visitation 10 until 11 a.m.

Arrangements entrusted to the Ministry of Comfort of Major H. Winfield Funeral Home, Steelton. 

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  • Monday, February 12, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Major H. Winfield Funeral Home
  • Thursday, February 15, 2018
    Chloe, we're so sorry to hear you and the family are mourning the loss of your dear dad. May you find strength and comfort from the words of Psalms 46:1 which reads: "God is our refuge and strength, A help that is readily found in times of distress." Our loving God is there for us if we ask for his help (1 John 5:14). He didn't intend for us to grow old and die. He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection RIGHT HERE ON EARTH when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us. You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.
    ~ R&R Lopez