IT SAYS something about Kelly Morris that his funeral was attended by nearly 1,000 people, that SEPTA, his employer, had to use two buses to bring co-workers to the services.

What it says is that Kelly James Morris was an exceptional human being, a man who captured the hearts and esteem of just about everybody he came in contact with.

Read the complete story at the Philadelphia Inquirer.

(Morris was a member of SMART Transportation Division Local 1594 at Upper Darby, Pa.)