William E. Walton
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William E. Walton
William E. Walton, 64, passed on October 18, 2020. Bill was a 1974 graduate of Andrew Warde H.S. in Fairfield, received his B.S. in zoology from U.R.I. in 1978, and his Ph.D.in zoology/aquatic ecology at U.Md. in 1986. Bill was a full professor in the Entomology Department at UC Riverside and had been serving as Vice-Chair. He was an internationally respected scientist and an award-winning teacher of undergrads and graduate students. Bill is survived by his wife of 28 years Peggy; son Tyler; mother Ruth D. Walton (wife of the late Edward H .Walton, Jr); sister Susan Walton Peck and husband Harold A. Peck III; nieces and nephews. To honor Bill, contributions can be made to https://www.dana-faber-org/the-bing-center-for-waldenstroms-macroglobulinemia/ or to the Mayo Clinic(philantrophy.mayoclinic.org/donate mc).

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Published in Connecticut Post on Nov. 5, 2020.
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December 10, 2020
Mrs Walton and family
I am very saddened to hear of Bill’s passing . My deepest sympathies.
Nancy Mellor Provencher
Nancy Mellor Provencher
Friend
December 9, 2020
Ruth...So sorry to learn of your sons passing...May his memories be a blessing to you......Linda Murphy

Linda Murphy
Coworker
December 8, 2020
Dear Ruth,
We are so very sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. Our hearts, prayers, and love are with you at this sad time.
Joe and Lorraine Sabol
Joe and Lorraine Sabol
Friend
December 8, 2020
Bill was a a wonderful, outstanding student in my chemistry class. Ruth, i am so sorry for your loss.
Agnes Esposito
Teacher
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