William T. Gill ’47 died September 3, 2008, in Boston, Mass.
Known as “Bud,” he was born on May 30, 1925, in Waltham. He was raised and educated in Waltham and Belmont, and he prepared for college at Belmont High School and Belmont Hill School.After graduating from Bowdoin, he attended Wentworth Institute, Boston Architectural Center, and served during World War II in the Army Air Corps. He worked as an architectural representative for a number of companies throughout his career, and he owned an import company with his wife for several years.A longstanding member of the North Community Church, he enjoyed playing golf and tennis, and traveled much of the world with his wife of 59 years,Virginia (Graham) Gill. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Christine Gill of Duxbury; a son,William T. Gill III, of Sandwich, N.H.; a brother, James S. Gill IV, of Lake Ariel, Penn.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandson.