William Romano ’58 passed away on December 24, 2022, at the age of 92. After high school, he joined the Air Force and proudly served for four years during the Korean War. Later, Romano went on to graduate from Santa Clara with a bachelor’s degree in English. For 39 years, Bill was a dedicated reporter for the San Jose Mercury News, covering local crime and captivating his audience with detailed updates on high-profile cases in the courts. Bill was not one to be idle. Whether it be working in the yard, playing tennis, traveling, going to the movies, or enjoying the family cabin in Boulder Creek, he liked keeping busy. He spent his last few years enjoying quality time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Donna, two children, Bill and Lauren, and four grandsons who adored him.