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Matthew K. 'Kevin' Wixted, advertising executive

Matthew K. 'Kevin' Wixted, advertising executive

Matthew K. Wixted, a retired executive for the advertising agency W.B. Doner & Co. who brought his financial expertise to several local cultural organizations, died Friday of liver cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.

The longtime Mays Chapel resident was 86.

"Kevin was a great guy and worked at Doner for years," said Herbert D. Fried, former CEO and chairman of the board of the agency.

"He worked in the financial side of the agency and was very effective. He knew what he was doing," Mr. Fried said. "He was a great guy and always had a big smile on his face."

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Matthew Kevin Wixted was the son of...

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