69, died on September 24, of complications from cancer. Born in Concord, MA, Bill was nonetheless a son of Brooklyn, where he lived with his wife, Priscilla, and three daughters. He was an ever present and smiling face on his block, and took comfort and community from his membership in many local organizations. Bill was a graduate of Phillips Andover Academy and Trinity College, the Yale School of Forestry and NYU's Stern School of Business, and retired from a long career at TIAA-CREF. In addition to his wife and daughters, he is survived by a son-in-law, family and friends. A service will be held at Grace Church, 254 Hicks St., Brooklyn, at 3pm Saturday, September 30. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Grace Church Brooklyn Heights Music Fund or the Appalachian Mountain Club, where Bill worked summers as a young man.
Published in New York Times on Sep. 27, 2017.