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SNO Mourns the Passing of Dr. William “Bill” Timmer

Dr. William Charles Timmer “Bill” passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at the age of 69 surrounded by the love of his wife and four children after a long and courageous fight with lung cancer. With a smile and presence that lit up a room, Bill was revered by many and adored by his family. 

A long-time member of SNO, Bill was a strong advocate of cancer research for well over 20 years. He was a compassionate supporter and tireless advocate of various research opportunities. His passion was evident as he mentored countless colleagues and physician scientists towards the common goal of eliminating cancer and its effects. Being an incredible mentor is one of his greatest contributions. He reached out to all investigators regardless of their stature in the field and was always encouraging everyone to do their best. The number of individuals he has supported throughout his career is countless because it was a seamless part of his work and how lived his daily life.

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In lieu of flowers, condolences and memorial contributions may be to the Lung Cancer Research Foundation at: .