William Remington Winslow was born on September 11, 1921 in Tonawanda, NY. He was a graduate of New York University and eventually settled in Dayton where he met his wife Arlene, an executive secretary who died in 1987. He was a passionate inventor with a strong independent streak. Winslow was a pilot early in his life and trained many future aviators, later becoming an aeronautical engineer at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. A Korean War veteran, he was also an avid runner and bicyclist. He is survived by two sons and three grandchildren.