Bill's Story - In Memory of Bill

Bill Walter III was born and raised in Daytona Beach, Florida where he spent his teenage years as a lifeguard. He was a devoted husband and a fun-loving father of two small children.

In January 1995 Bill was diagnosed with level 5 melanoma. Through several hospitalizations, surgeries and experimental treatments, he lost his life on November 18, 1998 at the young age of 36.

Bill's positive attitude lives on in hearts of those who are trying to help melanoma patients find the best possible treatments, in hopes of finding a cure. The Bill Walter III Melanoma Research Fund was founded by Bill's friends and family to focus on raising the awareness on the dangers of exposure to the sun.

To read more about Bill's story from some of his personal notes click here.