William Harris Barrows, M.D., 60, died May 26, 2014 at home after battling brain cancer for more than 2-1/2 years. Beloved husband of Donna (nee Epstein); loving father of Sam, Charlie and Ted; dear brother of Mary Ann (David) Wark, Robert (Linda) Barrows and Patricia (Thomas) Rosbrow; devoted son of the late Sidney and the late June Harris Barrows; cherished son-in-law of Sidney and Sondra Epstein; enthusiastic brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend to many. Bill was a pediatrician for thirty years and a mentor to young physicians. He was fond of saying that nothing you do for a child is wasted or forgotten. He volunteered for 25 years at a free clinic. He was also a mohel who brought 1000 babies into the Jewish tradition. He was an avid skier, runner, gardener and photographer who documented the special moments in the lives of all his family and friends. He will be missed by so many. Services on Friday, May 30, 2014, 10:00 a.m. at Chicago Sinai Congregation, 15 W. Delaware Place, burial private. Memorials to Chicago Sinai Congregation or Rush University Medical Center, 1700 W. Van Buren St., Suite 250, Chicago, IL 60612, for either the Department of Pediatrics or Neuro-oncology Research would be appreciated. For shiva and additional information, please contact The Goldman Funeral Group, www.goldmanfuneralgroup.com
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Published by Chicago Tribune from May 28 to May 29, 2014.