Bill died April 6, 2023, in Gulf Stream, Fla., at age 69.

A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Bill was born June 3, 1953. He did his undergraduate work at the University of Virginia and earned a master’s degree from Princeton’s School of Architecture in 1977. 

Bill began his career as an architect at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in New York. He joined the firm of HOK in St. Louis and then in Washington, D.C., where he became HOK’s CEO and chairman. He oversaw diverse and complex award-winning projects in more than 20 countries. Bill’s projects included the American embassies in Nairobi and Moscow, the EPA’s campus in North Carolina, and the National Air and Space Museum near Dulles Airport in Chantilly, Va. 

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Nancy; son Will; daughter Grayson; grandsons Chase and Henry; and brothers Ted and John. 

Graduate alumni memorials are prepared by the APGA.

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Graduate Class of 1977