Obit McGruff Creator
AP Photo/Barry Thumma
In this Feb. 15, 1984, file photo, President Ronald Reagan meets “McGruff” the crime dog, during Crime Prevention Week ceremonies at the White House in Washington. John “Jack” Keil, the advertising executive who led the team that created McGruff the Crime Dog and who voiced the character has died. The family of Keil said he died Aug. 25, 2017, at home in Westminster West, Vt. He was 94.