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AWI Chapter President Bill Croghan Passes Away

AWI Missouri/Illinois Chapter President William (Bill) Croghan, Sr. (51) died on December 3, 2009. His companies, Boa Construction and Architectural Millwork of St. Louis (AMSL was founded in 1989) completed hundreds of custom homes and complex renovations and additions. Croghan and his companies were frequently featured in the St. Louis press "for their work with Habitat for Humanity, innovations with green homebuilding, and their use of technology in their projects," according to

"He generously gave his time and talents: volunteered with Habitat for Humanity, competed in weightlifting competitions, coached his children's basketball teams, and was a Cub Scout leader," according to He earned a business degree through Washington University's Executive MBA program in 2008. He is survived by his wife, Rhonda, and four children, ages 16 to 23. Memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity and the American Cancer Society.  [Return to top]