Bill Green, former teacher, civil rights leader, poet, husband, parent, grandparent, and all around good guy, died February 5, after a battle with cancer.
Bill died peacefully in his sleep.
He was born in 1934, in Humbird, Wisconsin, and finally settled on Vashon in 1996.
Bill is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lee Green, and by sons Harlan and Nathan Green, and by grandchildren; Hannah Kashperov and Jacob Green.
He has many relatives and friends spread around the globe from Tokyo to London and many U.S. States in between—many of whom were able to visit or call or write during his final months.
Bill requested there be no memorial services. The family will hold a rememberance picnic next summer.