Bill died Jan. 8, 2024.

He prepared at Scarsdale (N.Y.) High School and was active in football, wrestling, and student government. At Princeton, he majored in the Woodrow Wilson School and joined Colonial Club, serving as secretary-treasurer. He was active in the Pre-Law Society and the Freshman Council and played freshman and JV football.

Bill served two years as a lieutenant in the Navy and married Mary Lusk in 1957 after his first year at Harvard Law School, earning his law degree in 1959. His legal career began at Shearman & Sterling in New York City.

In 1968, he embarked on a 30-year career as a lawyer with Corning Glass Works in Corning, N.Y., serving as senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary.

He enjoyed time in the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Placid, skiing in the winter and swimming in the summer. He was an enthusiastic golfer, proud of his hole-in-one at age 77, and was an active bridge player. Bill was an Eagle Scout in his youth, and three of his sons became Eagle Scouts and the fourth a Life Scout. He served the class and the University as an officer or member of many committees.

Bill was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Mary; and one grandchild. He is survived by his sons William Jr. ’82, Robert ’89, Ted ’90, and Mark; and nine grandchildren, including Eloise ’11, Charles ’19, and William ’21.

Undergraduate Class of 1954