Bill Mason


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Bill Mason

Bill Mason Death

Bill passed away on October 29, 1988 at the age of 59.

Bill Mason death quick facts:
  • When did Bill Mason die?

    October 29, 1988
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Bill Mason Birthday and Date of Death

Bill Mason was born in 1929 and died on October 29, 1988. Bill was 59 years old at the time of death.

Birthday: 1929
Date of Death: October 29, 1988
Age at Death: 59

Bill Mason - Biography

Bill Mason was a Canadian naturalist, author, artist, filmmaker, and conservationist, noted primarily for his popular canoeing books, films, and art as well as his documentaries on wolves. Mason was also known for including passages from Christian sermons in his films. He was born in 1929 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and graduated from the University of Manitoba School of Art in 1951. He developed and refined canoeing strokes and river-running techniques, especially for complex whitewater situations. Mason canoed all of his adult life, ranging widely over the wilderness areas of Canada and the United States. Called "wilderness artist," in one book about him, Mason left a legacy that includes books, films and artwork on canoeing and wild nature. His daughter Becky Mason is a canoeist and artist. His son Paul Mason is also a canoeist and artist. Mason died of cancer in 1988.