Former Juneau resident William "Bill" Knight died April 25, 2004, in Las Vegas, Nev., after a brief illness.
He was born March 10, 1950, in Lapeer, Mich. He graduated from Imlay City, Michigan High School in 1968 and served with the Army in Vietnam from 1970-72. He was active in community affairs during the 10 years he lived in Juneau. He was the President of the Juneau Jaycee's and the Glacier Valley Rotary Club in the late 1970s. In 1982 he was elected to the Juneau City and Borough Assembly.
He is survived by his daughter, Jillian Knight of Harrisburg, Ore.; and by his sisters, Ruth Young of Miami, Fla., Julianne Folta and Mary Asper of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands and Haines.
He was cremated and his ashes will be scattered at a family gathering in Alaska this summer.