William Greer, a former GSOC member, died at age 88 on January 1, 2019.
Greer was born and raised in Red Bluff, California. He grew up loving the outdoors, and pursued a career in engineering with Westinghouse. Greer and his wife Lillian moved to Portland in 1963 and continued working for Westingouse in power distribution systems. When he retired, Greer pursued his interest in the outdoors by studying geology at PCC and PSU and also by becoming a master gardener specializing in rhododendrons.
Memorial contributions may be made to the OSU Master Gardener Program or the American Rhododendron Society.