Philadelphia Buddhist Association sadly announces that Bill Cunningham, our long-time wit and source
of wisdom, passed away earlier this winter. His was the smiling face that made every new-comer
welcome. Having often been in Philadelphia’s Quaker Meetinghouses, he delighted in showing our
visitors the beauty of Plymouth Meeting Friends’ meeting hall. Bill was a serious writer of poetry and
short fiction; he was working on a historical novel. PBA is lucky to have his published work, Tell Me a
Story, in its library. We missed his presence during his long illness. He will be continuing to make others
A service will be held in his memory in the coming weeks, details to be announced here.