Ancaster, Ont.; McMaster University, 1973; rheumatology; clinical professor, McMaster University. Died March 15, 2017, aged 67. Survived by his wife Wynn, 3 children and 3 grandchildren. "For Bill, there never was an untreatable patient. He practised in Hamilton for nearly 40 years and dedicated his life's work to advancing the medical care available in rheumatology by taking on cutting-edge research programs in an effort to improve treatment."