Kip Mackey

October 2005
Kip (R) and his boyfriend at Western Star Dancers 25th Anniversary dance, 2005

Kip Mackey
29 Sep 1948 - 29 Jun 2009
Western Star Dancers Memorial Panel 3LR


Kip Mackey Passed away on June 29th in San Rafael, CA. Loving son of Arlena Mackey and the late R. George Mackey; loving brother of Margo DeCook (Ron), Beverly Sinz, Kathy Parke (Kirk) and Rose Watson (Lee). Kip was a retired RR Engineer for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. He will be dearly missed and his memory will live in our hearts forever.[1]


Russ King:

I remember that he hosted a pool party one afternoon at the San Rafael place about 15 years ago, and that he had a motorcycle and leathers, a deep tan, an Asian boyfriend, and sang in one of the choruses.

  1. San Francisco Chronicle, 3 Jul 2009