NEVILLE, William "Bill"
1936 - 2013
Peacefully on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 in South Carolina. Mr. Neville was predeceased by his beloved wife Marilyn and son Lindsay. Cherished father to Ross Neville. He will be missed by his granddaughter Lindsay and great-grandson Jaiden. Mr. Neville is the former Chairman of the Neville Group an Ottawa-based public affairs consulting company. He had a lengthy career in politics and public affairs both as a journalist in the Parliamentary Press Gallery and as a political aide, including serving as Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister of Canada, the Rt. Hon. Joe Clark. Mr. Neville also served on the Board of the Ottawa Children's Treatment Centre Foundation. He served on the National Advisory Council of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation and he is a former Vice-President of the Canadian Diabetes Association. Mr. Neville also served as a Director of the CBC and several other Canadian public companies. He will be greatly missed by his many colleagues and friends across Canada. Details concerning a memorial service to be announced at a later date. In memory of Bill, donations can be made to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada.
Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Mar. 18, 2013