William Alansing Young died suddenly Dec 30 in Nassau Bay, TX. He was 79 years old. He was born in Grove City, PA to William and Lois Young and graduated from Grove City (PA) College in 1957. He worked for the NSA before joining IBM in a long successful career. He worked at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD before transferring to the Johnson Manned Space Flight Center. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother James. He is survived by his wife of 48 years Mary Virginia (Ginny) and children: daughters, Molly Young (Mike Jiroutek) of Raleigh, NC and Kathryn Creux (Jason Creux) of Bronxville, NY; sons, David (Bronwen Macro) of Ventura, CA and Stephen (Caroline) of Cypress, TX; 10 grandchildren; and a brother Ernest of Belleville, PA. Memorial service was held at Clear Lake Presbyterian Church on Friday January 3 at 10:00am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Bay Area Habitat for Humanity (PO Box 1284, Dickinson TX 77539) or MD Anderson Cancer Center (1500 Holcomb Blvd, Houston TX 77030).