Friday
May032013

Prof. DeWitt 

In his message to the Williams Community early this month (May '13), President Falk wrote:

"I’m shocked to have to report to you that Bill DeWitt, professor of biology, died at home yesterday afternoon. A member of the Class of 1961, Bill has been a mainstay of the biology department and the college since his return to Williams in 1967. It’s hard to imagine his not being among us. The many students who knew and admired him include the large number he taught in Biology 101."  

To read Bill's obituary, click hereIt indicates his family's request that in lieu of flowers or other gifts, any donations made in Bill's name go to either the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or the Yellowstone Park Foundation.  

There is also an outstanding piece about Bill in the Williams Record.  To read it, click here.

The Williams website has set up an In Memoriam page, and there are several posts there, from Bill's students (current and past), which may be of interest to read as you remember him.  Click here to link to the page.

As you may know, Bill was married to our classmate, Mary Lou Brady DeWitt.  If you want to reach out to Mary Lou via email, click here.

 

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