Gordon McKenzie died 21 July 2013 - 1956 Olympian in 10K, 1960 in marathon - 2nd in Boston and AAU marathon in 1960. Had 7 podium finishes in 5K and 10K on the track in the 1950s - won the AAU XC championship in1954. Silver in marathon at 1963 Pan Am Games. Ran for NYU and NY Pioneer Club
There was an obit it today's Long Island newspaper "Newsday." Note however that it is such a parochial newspaper that it probably never would have been in the paper if he hadn't have lived in Great Neck which is in Nassau County east of NYC.