William T. Hume ’46 died October 21, 2008, in Syracuse, N.Y.
Born August 27, 1924, in Millinocket, Maine, he prepared for college at The Choate School. After his graduation from Bowdoin, where he was a member of Alpha Delta Phi, he enrolled in Stanford University, but his studies were interrupted when he was drafted into the U.S. Army Signal Corps. When he returned from his service, the veterinary program had ended at Stanford, so he transferred to Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine. Following his graduation, he operated his own small and large animal veterinary practice, first in Dryden and then in Freeville. He was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy Hume; a son, Scott Hume; a brother, Robert Hume, Jr.; and a grandson. He is survived by three sons,Town Hume of Boston, Mass., John W. Hume of Elkton, Md., and William T. Hume, Jr. of Freeville; a daughter, Jane Hume Short of Baltimore, Md.; a stepson, Eugene P. Moon of Lansing; and six grandchildren.