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William Hutchinson, 86 - March 14, 2015

William “Bill” T. Hutchinson, 86, of Gothenburg, formerly of Albuquerque, NM, died Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Stone Hearth Estates in Gothenburg.
A private family service will be conducted at Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell.
Hutchinson was born at East Orange, NJ, to William T. and Ethel R. Hutchinson on June 13, 1928. He was an intelligent and mischievous child who loved being outdoors and being active, according to family members. He had a hunger for knowledge and an independent spirit. He went on to earn a bachelor and master’s degree.
While serving with the military, he became a top French/English-German interpreter, and was employed at the American Embassy in Bonn for Military Intelligence and for the Army, setting up the first Army Drug and Alcohol Counseling Centers in Germany.
After 30 years residing in Europe, he returned to the United States, making his home at Albuquerque, where he began working at the University of New Mexico as a therapist and teacher.
?Hutchinson traveled around the United States and took photographs of his travels including wild spaces, abandoned homes and businesses, the churches of the Southwest, the Northwest and the Midwest as well as trees and canyons with their graceful and fierce beauty. His photos were his spiritual expressions, family members said, printing the best ones to humbly give as gifts to the people he loved and cared about.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Ethel.
Survivors include: his son, Matthew G. Hutchinson of Butler, PA; his two daughters—Barbara (Jim) J. Wilkinson of Curtis and Caren R. Hutchinson of Denver, CO; a sister, Elizabeth (Ray) Hutchinson Boedecker of Poughkeepsie, NY; grandchildren—Matthew, Jennifer, Justin, Tara and Maegan.