Franklin Park, Illinois – William E. Sloan II, the Executive Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer of the Sloan Valve Company, the world’s leading manufacturer of Flushometers and electronic faucets, passed away in his home on August 1, 2001.
Bill Sloan began his remarkable career in 1957 with Sloan Valve, the company founded in Chicago 94 years ago by his grandfather, the late William E. Sloan. His dedication and commitment served as an inspiration to employees, sales representatives, customers and suppliers throughout his long career.
His unique brand of enthusiasm and humor, along with his “can do/will do” attitude helped to make his company the leader in the industry. In addition to his corporate responsibilities, Bill served as an active member in a variety of organizations, including: the Driscoll High School Advisory Board, the Board of Director’s of Butterfield Country Club, Board of Director’s for the Hide Away Beach Condo Association of Marco Island, Island Country Club (Marco Island), the Economic Development Committee for Franklin Park, the Addison Planning Commission, the American Foundrymen’s Society,and the Midwest Industrial Management Association.
Bill thoroughly enjoyed his antique car collection and racing, as well as agood round of golf. He had an immense passion for life and a total commitment to his family and his company.
To everyone around him, Bill’s dedication to the quality of life and an unequalled work ethic made him truly, a unique individual.