This afternoon at Aspen School, Josée and I attended Bill Ross’s memorial. It was a good event as far as memorials go; lots of good stories, a slide show and a good show of support for Jo, Andi, Robby and the rest of the family. Several people did short anecdotal speeches; Tim wound things up with a very thoughtful speech. While it was obviously emotional, there were some funny moments as well – comments that Bill would have appreciated for sure.
Bill was my homeroom teacher through grades 7-9 at Robb Road Jr. Secondary. I have many fond memories of him. He touched a lot of people in the Valley with his quick whit and great sense of humour and we’ll all miss him. Here is his memorial from the local paper.