OBITUARY – William Jasper Wiggins – July 3, 1932-May 21, 2024

Aurora lost a pillar of the community on Tuesday, May 21 when Bill Wiggins passed away. He was very active in and made many contributions to the city he loved. He will be missed.

Bill was an active member of the Rotary Club of Aurora and a past president. He served on the City of Aurora Planning Commission and was one of the first members of The Aurora Sister Cities Committee. He was instrumental in the founding of The Community College of Aurora and served on the Foundation Board. He served on the Board of Directors for the Aurora Chamber of Commerce and was named Businessman of the Year. A true patriot he was a member of Sons of the Revolution. He viewed himself as a citizen of the world and was a world traveler. This motivated him to be an active member of World Denver where he served on the board of directors. An outdoor enthusiast, Bill was a hiker, biker, skier, mountain and rock climber and participated in many marathons.

Bill is survived by his wife Molly Link,  daughters Carol Igo and Leslie (Kevin) Conrad, sister Marjorie Grant, six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents Jasper and Merle Wiggins, wife Lore Wiggins and grandson Dillon Conrad.

Bill’s legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of all who know him.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Horan & McConaty on Dartmouth Avenue in Aurora on Tuesday, June 11 at 1 pm.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Aurora Rotary Foundation (a 501-C3) or Saint Stephens Episcopal Church, Aurora.