William “Bill” E. MacLauchlin, Jr. ’42

William “Bill” E. MacLauchlin, Jr. ’42 died on Feb. 16 in the presence of his loved ones in Clermont, Fla. Born Aug. 15, 1921, in Columbia, S.C., he was the son of William Edward MacLauchlin, Sr., and Elizabeth Waddill MacLauchlin. He graduated from Columbia High School and Davidson College. After serving in the Fighting 69th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army from 1943–46, he earned an M.S.W. degree from Tulane University and became a counselor for the Y.M.C.A. in New Orleans, La. After the Y.M.C.A., Bill worked as a salesman for Moore Business Forms in New Orleans and in Montgomery, Ala. He then moved to Sanford, Fla., and achieved his longstanding goal to own a business, becoming president of Celery City Printing Co., Inc. He was a member of the board of the Printing Industries of Florida and served as president of the Graphic Arts Association of Central Florida. In 1983 he was named Central Florida Printer of the Year. He was also a member of the Seminole County Tourist Development Council, served as president of the Sanford Lions Club, served two terms as president of the Scottish American Society, and served one term as president of the Saint Andrews Society. In addition, Bill was chairman of the Seminole County School Advisory Committee, a director for the Central Florida Zoo, and served two terms as chairman of the Salvation Army Board. An active Presbyterian from birth, he served as Sunday School teacher, deacon, and elder of the First Presbyterian Church in Sanford, Fla. Bill is survived and dearly missed by his wife, Marilyn George MacLauchlin, 1713 Sunset Dr., Clermont, FL 34711-3451; his children, Ann Waddill MacLauchlin (William Lee Moore), Reid Clark MacLauchlin (Barrie Gillam MacLauchlin), Charles August George (Sarah Whittier Chabot), Catherine George Kyle (Mark Bryan Kyle), and Margaret George Ruddy (Shamus); his grandchildren, James Henry Moore, Kelli Ann MacLauchlin, Michael Emmett George, Gracie Maher George, Jolie Susanna Chabot, Jesse Chabot George, Seth William Rakow, Madeline Jane Ruddy, and Mallory Ruddy Robison (Adam); and his great-granddaughter, Barrie Brooke Rakow. Bill was preceded in death by his first wife, Ann Catherine Clark; his daughter, Lynn Bedford MacLauchlin; his sister, Ellen Kollock MacLauchlin; and daughter, Barrie George.