William Martin Link died Wednesday, February 24, 2010 in Loveland, CO after an extended pulmonary illness. Born January 1, 1938 in Binghamton, NY, Mr. Link was the eldest son of renowned Binghamton inventor/ industrialist Edwin A. Link and Marion C. Link and the surviving brother of the late E. Clayton Link. He graduated from Binghamton North High School in 1956 and attended Cornell University. He served in the United States Army for three years, graduated from the University of Arizona in 1964, and attained his Certified Public Accountant license in 1967. He pursued accounting careers in Boulder, CO, Binghamton, NYand Stuart, FL. Mr. Link served on the technical advisory board of the Link Foundation. He was an avid blue-water sailor and spent considerable time in the Caribbean on his catamaran. He held a private pilot's license, enjoyed SCCA sports car racing and rallying, downhill skiing and wilderness hiking. Mr. Link is survived by his three children, Mary C. (Link) MacLean of Reston, VA; Thomas E. Link of Reston, VA, JulieAnn (Link) Mandeville of Heathrow, FL; and three grandchildren, Clayton P. MacLean, Mia C. Link and Madison G. Mandeville. He is also survived by his aunt, Marilyn C. Link, of Vero Beach, FL. Mr. Link is an organ and tissue donor.
Private Memorial services will be held at a later date. Contributions in lieu of flowers may be sent to the American Red Cross for victims of the Haitian earthquake