American keyboardist who was one of the founding members of the popular American rock band REO Speedwagon.
He and original Drummer Alan Gratzer formed REO Speedwagon in 1967.
He was one of the first rock Musicians to adopt the Moog synthesizer, which can be heard on the track Ridin' the Storm Out.
He grew up with younger brothers named Mike, Mark, and Randy.
He and Guitarist Gary Richrath were both members of REO Speedwagon.