In Memoriam: William Lynch MAT '01
William Lynch III MAT '01 died on Sept. 29, 2019 at the age of 46. After receiving his degree from Pacific, Lynch went on to become a beloved English teacher at Lincoln High School in Portland, Ore. He was teacher of the year, and also represented Oregon at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.
Lynch is preceded in death by his grandparents William H. and Jean Babbitt Lynch, and Anthony C. and Raffaelina DeBellis; and his father, William Lynch II. He is survived by his mother, Deanna Lynch; his brother Jeffrey Lynch; his two children, Hazel and William Henry Lynch, IV; as well as nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and many cousins.