William C. Elliott ’54

William C. Elliott ’54 died December 4, 2005, in Indianapolis, Ind., where he had lived since completing medical training. He was a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill Medical School and served his internship at Peterbent Brigham Hospital in Boston. He started the first hospital-based hospice in the United States at Methodist Hospital and was an assistant professor at Indiana University and an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Indiana University. He was instrumental in founding the first Cath Lab at Kranner Institute if Cardiology. He was a member of the Marion County Society, the Indiana Medical Society, American Federation of Clinical Research, American College of Cardiologists. He was also a member of Trinity Episcopal Church. Survivors include his wife of forty-eight years, Betty Porter Elliott, 7334 Lions Head Dr., Indianapolis, Ind. 46260; three daughters, Virginia E. O’Neill, Elizabeth E. Hodge, and Mary E. Smith, a son, Dr. William C. Elliott, Jr.; a brother, Dr. James J. Elliott ’48 of Davidson, N.C.; and ten grandchildren.