William L. Chase, '39
Barber; Manager, West Suburban Arena; Salesman, Murray Sandler Skate and Rink Supply (Ice Rink Renovation); Commissioner, Parks and Recreation Department.
The "Father of the Natick Comets", Bill dedicated 50 years of his life to working with, instructing, guiding and shaping the character of the youth of the Natick area.
He was instrumental in the construction of West Suburban Arena.
Distinguished Service Award, Natick Jaycees.
Outstanding Service Award, Amateur Hockey Association of the U.S. 1965
Achievement and Meritorious Service Award, Northeast Ice Skating Managers Association 1965. Frank J. Zamboni Hockey Hall of Fame 1992
Father of Youth Hockey Award, Greater Boston Youth Hockey League 2001
Advice to Students
Work honestly and sincerely toward your own goal in life. Do not give up no matter what the discouragement along the way, as the reward of success, big or little, is well worth the striving.
Always respect and be ready to lend a helping hand to others along the way.
Inducted November 26, 2002