William Wright Lester passed away unexpectedly at age 84 in Darien, Connecticut on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Bill, as he was known, was born May 14, 1934 in Lansing, Michigan to Harry and Ireta (Wright) Lester.
Bill was raised in Carleton, Michigan. After graduating from Airport High School, Bill went on to Michigan State University, where he earned Bachelors, Masters, and PhD degrees in Physics. Bill later completed a two year postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University. A longtime resident of Michigan and Massachusetts, Bill relocated to Darien in 2014 where he lived the best years of his life near his son, daughter-in-law, and seven of his grandchildren. Bill’s many hobbies included amateur radio, duplicate bridge, listening to classical music, photography, speaking Spanish, and doing genealogy research.