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Celebration of Life for Bill Dibrell set for Saturday

William Bill Dibrell
William "Bill" Dibrell

A Celebration of Life for William “Bill” Dibrell, professor of philosophy at Alfred University, will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 1-3 p.m. in Susan Howell Hall on the Alfred University campus. Bill, who taught in Alfred University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for 36 years, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 13.


A Celebration of Life for William “Bill” Dibrell, professor of philosophy at Alfred University, will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 1-3 p.m. in Susan Howell Hall on the Alfred University campus. Bill, who taught in Alfred University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for 36 years, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 13.

Bill’s contributions to Alfred University included chairing the strategic planning committee that has played a pivotal role in the creation of the University’s five-year strategic plan. In addition, Bill was a generous citizen of the Alfred village community, serving for many years on the A. E. Crandall Hook and Ladder Co., as fire chief and emergency medical technician.

Bill’s family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name be made to the AE Crandall Hook & Ladder Company, Main St., Alfred, NY 14802.

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