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PUGHE, William L. William Lloyd Pughe, 50, passed away suddenly at his home in Somerville, MA on Saturday, August 18. He was born September 23, 1967, the son of Mary M. Pughe and Earle W. Pughe, Jr. (deceased). Will is survived by his brothers Earle W. Pughe and his finance Jan Johnson of Bolton, MA; Charlie Pughe and his wife Kerrie of Charlotte, VT; his sisters Bronwyn G. Pughe of Fircrest, WA; Heidi V. Woehlck and her husband Harvey of Waukesha, WI and Pico the cat of Wayland, MA. He is also survived by several nephews and nieces. Will is a graduate of Weston High School (1985), the University of Massachusetts undergraduate and graduate school. Will spent the last 22 years of his professional life working at Lincoln Laboratories. While Will enjoyed working at the Lab, his favorite place to be was hiking with friends in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the colder and more difficult the trek, the happier he was. He liked hiking and rock climbing in the warm months, and ice climbing in the winter. Will also enjoyed trekking on other mountain ranges, including summiting Denali during the summer of 2016. Visiting Hours: Please join the family and friends for a celebration and remembrance of Will on Saturday September 29th, 7 – 10 PM at the Weston Community Center, 20 Alphabet Lane, Weston, MA 02493. No RSVP necessary. Very casual attire. Notes of condolence, memories or a fun story may be sent to: Mary Pughe, Traditions of Wayland, 10 Green Way, Apt 302, Wayland, MA 01778. The family asks that those wishing to make a contribution, in Will's memory, consider doing so to the Appalachian Mountain Club, 10 City Square, Boston, MA 02129 or via their website at: www.outdoors.org/tribute

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Published in The Boston Globe on Sept. 10, 2018
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