A Wisconsin native, Bill came to Princeton from Wauwatosa West Senior High School in Wauwatosa, Wis. At Princeton Bill participated in athletics and was active in Theatre Intime. He was a member of Tiger Inn and majored in biology.
Bill attended the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, where he earned a medical degree and a Ph.D. in pharmacology. He completed a residency in anesthesiology and became the chief of anesthesiology at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center.
He is remembered as a dedicated scientist, researcher, professor, and clinician. He was an avid outdoorsman and sportsman. He raced cars, planted acres of trees on his hobby farm, and canoed and portaged through the wilds of Canada.
Bill is survived by his loving wife, Mary; stepchildren Michelle Huntley and her husband, Jim, and Jason Larcheid and his wife, Tanya; grandchildren Ben and Amelia Huntley and Jackson Larcheid; brother Tom and his wife, Katie; and sister Karyl Kramer, her husband, A.J., and their children, Leigh and Tom. The class sends its condolences to his family.