Jason “Scissors” Keplar was born June 6, 1969, in Puyallup, to Richard and Joy Keplar.
He worked as a diesel mechanics and as a longshoreman before finding his calling as a glazier. He was active with the Renton Old Timers annual picnic, where he had served as the organization president, and also enjoyed camping, fishing, crabbing, clamming and digging for geoducks.
He is survived by his mother; stepfather Victor Mills; and brothers Fred Keplar, Victor “Leroy” Mills Jr. of Enumclaw and Jesse Mills of Hartville.
He was preceded in death by his father Richard in 1979 and his grandparents.