William John Boots ’51 died on April 26, 2007, in Bourne, Massachusetts.
Born on October 13, 1929, in Attleboro, Mass., he prepared for college at Attleboro High School, and became a member of Theta Delta Chi Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation, he entered the Harvard Business School, from which he received an M.B.A. degree. He was the president of Foster Incorporated of Attleboro for many years. His wife, SuzAnn Boots, predeceased him. He is survived by two daughters, Marcia Casey of Norton, Mass., and CeAnn Carney of Manchester By The Sea, Mass.; one son, Brian Boots of Creston, Calif., and eight grandchildren.