From the Quad-City Times:
"We lost a giant last week. A giant of faith, of joy, of life.
"The Rev. William Dawson, a man who taught thousands of students at St. Ambrose University, who preached innumerable sermons and celebrated innumerable sacraments, who cared deeply about peace, justice and people, who inspired generations, died Tuesday.
"He was the priest who married me and my husband 26 years ago and baptized our two children a few years later. He refused payment for those milestone ceremonies because that was his nature. Always giving."
Read the rest of Alma Gaul's beautiful story.