Ken Tilsen died on September 1, 2013. Ken entered Hospice care last month. He has good days and not so good days. He is at home with his partner Connie and surrounded by friends and family. Many years ago Ken was diagnosed with COPD and congestive heart failure he has managed these progressive diseases very well and continued his involvement with many progressive movements and his large and growing family. Over the winter Ken had frequent bouts of pneumonia becoming increasingly exhausted. He still has his brilliant mind and loving spirit.