Neil Kauten KAUTEN – Neil N., 45 of Clearwater, FL, passed away Friday, June 14, 2002 at Morton Plant Hospital. Neil was the recipient of a double-lung transplant on June 30, 1994 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO, due to Bronchiolitis Obliterans. Neil was the co-founder and owner of Florida CareerLINK and PEAK Connections, Inc. We are very grateful for the extra years Neil was given but deeply saddened that he has been taken from us too soon. He was a leader, a mentor, a best friend, a husband and a father. Neil leaves behind his wife of 23 years and business partner, Pamela Kauten and two sons, Nick and Adam. Both attend the University of Central Florida. Survivors also include his father, Lewis in Sarasota, FL and mother-in-law, Lucy Gorder of Trinity, FL.