Obituary

Sir Bruce Williams

 It is a privilege indeed to share some thoughts and memories of Professor Sir Bruce Williams, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sydney from 1967 to 1981, scholar, gentleman, source of inspiration to many—and loyal friend. Sir Bruce had the blessing of a childhood in rural Victoria, the third of six children in an energetic family where Christian values and the love of music were influential. His father was a minister of the Methodist Church and both his parents were actively musical. Despite his inclination towards the life of a farmer, his teachers at Wesley College directed his intellectual attributes towards…

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