William (Bill) John Cott Professor Emeritus Ryerson University passed away peacefully at home with family at his side on Tuesday October 20th 2009. Age 76 years. Beloved husband of Nancy of Parry Sound. Dear father of Barry and his wife Robin Margaret of Amsterdam; Judy and her fiancÈ Frank Orlando of Oakville; Sarah and her husband Pattrick Patten of Brampton; Pamela and her husband Jason Taylor of Caledon. Loving Papa of Samantha Patten and Nathan Taylor. Dear brother of Irene and her husband Bill Procunier of London; and the late Harry Cott. Fondly remembered by his nieces nephews other relatives and many friends. A Service in Celebration of Billís life will take place at the Logan Funeral Home 81 James Street Parry Sound (746-5855) on Saturday October 24th at 2:00 P.M. Visiting prior to the Service from 1:00 until 2:00 P.M. Reception to follow. If desired donations to St. James Centennial United Church West Parry Sound Health Centre or the Northern Cancer Research (Daffodil Lodge) would be appreciated by the family.