OSAP Past President William "Bill" Stickney Passes Away
Stickney was influential in Ohio's association industry
This obituary appeared in today's edition of The Columbus Dispatch:
William Lynn Stickney "Bill" went home to the Lord and to reunite with his recently departed wife Arminta on Tuesday, Feb. 22. Bill, 87, was born to Robert Francis and Princess Eugenia Stickney on August 24, 1934. He graduated from South High School in 1952 and was a proud alum of The Ohio State University, where he earned a BS in Business Administration in 1957.
Bill served six years with the Ohio Army National Guard in the 166th Regimental Combat Team and worked for Swift & Company as Plant Supervisor from 1957 to 1964. In his more than 35-year tenure as a steward to the printing industry in Ohio, he served as president of the Printing Industry of Central Ohio, and the consolidated Printing Industries Association, Inc. serving Ohio and Northern Kentucky. During that time, he earned the reputation of being a trusted and valued source of industry information and a mentor for those who worked with him.
Bill was elected president of both the Ohio Society of Association Executives (OSAE) and the Graphic Arts Association Executives. He was also a member of the Government Affairs Committee, the Association Relations Council, the Board of Directors of the Printing Industries of America, and the Blue Shield Board of Directors.
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