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Andrew Wilson "Wil" Howitt

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“David and family,My family and I were so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. I remember his presence in high school but did not realize he...Read More »
1 of 26 | Posted by: Anne Thie - Millis, MA - Friend

“While I hadn't seen Wil in many years, I was privileged to know him back in the late 80's and 90's. He was brilliant, industrious, and caring,...Read More »
2 of 26 | Posted by: David Harmon - Charlottesville, VA

“Wil was a kind and fascinating man. We did not see each other often, but when we did it was as though the intervening time had never been. Warm easy...Read More »
3 of 26 | Posted by: Barbara Berman - Greenfield Park, NY

“Our mothers were good friends and as such we spent a lot of time playing at "the Howitt's house." Will was a great kid, and kind man. You and your...Read More »
4 of 26 | Posted by: Sheila (Russell) Roit - Lithia, FL

“Wil was a lovely person. I only knew him for a couple of years in the late 80's but I was glad to know him. He will be missed greatly. Shocked and...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: Cathy Edison - Exeter, NH

“Wil was always engaged and thoughtful. I will miss his energy, his advice, and his smile. My condolences to all of you left unexpectedly bereft. ”
6 of 26 | Posted by: A friend

“There are no words to express my sorrow, or the shock when I heard the news that another of my best friends for the last 25 years passed away much...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Ted Beatie - Oakland, CA - Friend

“My family and I were very sad to hear of the sudden passing of Wil. I remember him well from our WHS days as a very smart and interesting guy. I...Read More »
8 of 26 | Posted by: A friend

“If it wasn't for Wil I would have never passed Chemistry at WHS. He was my lab partner and the deal was I would set it up, clean it up and write it...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: Tom Skelly - Westwood

“Wil was a great guy. Our condolences to the Howitt family.Love, The McDonough Family ”
10 of 26 | Posted by: The McDonough Family - Westwood

“I am so sad to hear of Wil's passing, he was an amazing friend. While I knew Wil through a number of different circles, I mostly remember all the...Read More »
11 of 26 | Posted by: Shalra Clos-Shotwell (Wil knew me as Sharla Clos) - CA

“Andy, I was very sorry when I read of your son's passing. This is another tough blow for you to bear after all you have been through. Please accept...Read More »
12 of 26 | Posted by: Donald MacLellan - Scituate, MA

“My condolences to Wil's family. I was blessed to know Wil for decades, and though our contact in recent years was only through facebook, we remained...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Jezanna Gruber - Acton, MA

“My deepest sympathies to Wil's Family. He was a most intelligent and creative friend; there is no other person like him in this world. He is truly...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Laura "La" Sweet - MA - Friend


15 of 26 | Posted by: Godmother Susan Day - Stoughton, MA

“Wil was a scientist, author, martial artist and bon vivant. The world is a colder place without him. I will miss his stories and his larger than...Read More »
16 of 26 | Posted by: David Melville - Hubbardston, MA

“A light has gone out with Wil's passing.Wil, you were a good friend, a brilliant writer and speaker. You will be missed. ”
17 of 26 | Posted by: Susan Engelke - Salem, MA

“Wil was an amazing, chill guy. I remember how serene he looked, doing yoga on the playa at Burning Man. It was a privilege to have known him. My...Read More »
18 of 26 | Posted by: Sybil S

“My sincere condolences to your family,Wil. You were a gentleman, chef extraordinaire, and a wonderful housemate. So glad we reconnected on...Read More »
19 of 26 | Posted by: Marilyn Jenney - Harvard, MA

“I doubt I will ever again know anyone as unique as Wil. He was memorable to all who met him and very much loved by those who knew him. My deepest...Read More »
20 of 26 | Posted by: Barb Holstein - Cromwell, CT

“Wil was cool. A good guy, good musician, good friend. We will miss him very much. Hugs to all his family and friends who loved him. ”
21 of 26 | Posted by: Janet Stickle - MA

“Last night I remembered Wil with smiles, playing trivia and he would happily eat the avocado I would not! I will miss Wil, but I am comforted by...Read More »
22 of 26 | Posted by: Cathy Novick - Stoneham, MA

“My deepest condolences to all who loved Wil. I sincerely appreciated his friendship and he will truly be missed. ”
23 of 26 | Posted by: Rickland Powell - Belmont, MA

“Wil was a great and unique man. He knew so much about so many interesting topics. I will miss his presence at Mensa events where he was always...Read More »
24 of 26 | Posted by: Wendy Birchmire - Needham, MA

“Wil, we will all miss you. Very sad... ”
25 of 26 | Posted by: Aimee Yermish - MA - Friend

“I remain at a loss for words. You will be missed. May the memories of you and all that you meant to others help console those you have left behind...Read More »
26 of 26 | Posted by: Rick Kovalcik - Newton, MA


HOWITT, Andrew Wilson "Wil", aged 56, passed away unexpectedly in early September at his home in Cambridge, MA.

He is survived by his father, Andrew J. Howitt of Westwood, his sister, Cynthia Sellers and her husband Will, of East Falmouth, and his brother, David of Everett, WA. He is preceded in death by his mother, Jane Howitt.

A memorial service will be celebrated and announced at a later date with a full obituary to follow. Please sign the guestbook at the funeral home website.

Holden-Dunn-Lawler
www.hdlfuneralhome.net