Bill died July 31, 2002, of lung cancer at home in Wilmington, Del. He was 74.
He prepared for Princeton at Tower Hill School. At Princeton he majored in chemical engineering. He played JV basketball and was a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
After graduation, Bill worked in the chemical industry for DuPont and was manager of the tech services and textile division until he retired in 1985. DuPont also employed him in Geneva and Teheran during his career. In retirement he enjoyed golf, fishing, traveling, reading, and painting.
Bill is survived by his wife of 51 years, Elizabeth; a daughter, Nancy Wigley; two sons, Douglas and David; and nine grandchildren. The class extends its deepest sympathy to them on the loss of this quiet but very capable classmate.
The Class of 1949