Devoted husband, father, and friend, William Ernest Piper, 79, of Pittsburgh, PA, died peacefully of Alzheimer’s disease on October 20, 2019.
Born April 15, 1940 during WWII in London, England, Bill came to the States when he was 21 to ‘live the American dream’. Even before earning his US Citizenship, Bill and 2 friends, Rex and Peter Swann, started Gatan Inc., a high-precision electron microscopy manufacturing plant.
Interesting article in the Guardian on Alex Morgan’s comments about pay to play hurting USA soccer.
For the best coverage of Riverhounds SC, collegiate (Pitt, RMU, Duquesne) and WPIAL/High School soccer, check out our friends at Pittsburgh Soccer Now, the area’s premier site for dedicated soccer news and analysis.