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PASSINGS: Kenny Guinn, Walter William Ralphs Jr.

Kenny GuinnFormer 2-term GOP governor of NevadaKenny Guinn, 73, a former governor of Nevada, died Thursday after falling from the roof of his Las Vegas home while making repairs, police said.Guinn, a moderate Republican, was elected governor in 1998 and reelected in 2002, serving until 2007.Former Gov. Bob Miller, a Democrat who preceded Guinn in office, described him as "a person who devoted his entire life to making Nevada a better place. He put the interests of the state over partisanship in everything he did."Guinn was born in Garland, Ark., on Aug. 24, 1936, and moved with his family of migrant farm workers to Exeter, Calif., in the San Joaquin Valley.He played football...

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