In Memory: Dr. Bill Silverman

September 23, 2019

Silverman, Bill age 87, peacefully passed away at his home in Lauderdale, MN on Sunday, September 22, 2019. William Bernard Silverman, the son of Samuel and Ida Silverman was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 03, 1932. After completing his undergraduate work at CCNY The City College of New York Bill moved to Minnesota to attend the University of Minnesota where he received his Masters & PhD in Biology. For 31 years he taught a wide range of Biology and Botany classes at the University of St. Thomas. As a teacher, friend and mentor, Bill inspired hundreds of students at St. Thomas as well as many neighbors and friends. He is a Professor Emeritus at the University of St. Thomas. Memorial Donations in Bill's honor can be sent to the William B. Silverman Scholarship at the University of St. Thomas, Mail DEV, 2115 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota 55105 OR The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel / ASPNI, a non profit organization with headquarters in Great Neck, NY 11024. Contact them at or 1.800.411.0966 Special Thanks to Heartland Hospice, Lifesprk and many friends and neighbors for their support and love.