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Dr William Cloutier “Bill” Bradley

Birth
Massachusetts, USA
Death 19 Oct 2012 (aged 82)
Florida, USA
Burial Rye, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 100337165 · View Source
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FORT MYERS, Fla. - Dr. William Cloutier Bradley passed away on October 19, 2012 with his wife and daughter at his side after a courageous battle with bladder cancer, diagnosed in 2010.

Best known as Bill, a physician, entrepreneur, great dad and loving husband, he was born August 15, 1930 in Andover, Mass. to Charles E and Edmee (Cloutier) Bradley, Jr., Real Estate Brokers.

He graduated from Phillips Andover Academy in 1948, Yale College Pre-Med major in 1952 and New York Medical School in 1956, serving an Internship at Worcester City Hospital, Worcester, Mass. and Residencies at Flower and Fifth Avenue and Metropolitan Hospitals in New York City. He was married to Mary Ann Williams from 1958 to 1975.

Following residency, he reported as a Lieutenant in the USNR to Patuxent River Naval Air Test Station in Maryland serving as the Chief of the Outpatient Department and Obstetrical/Gynecology Clinic, earning the rank of LT. Commander during the years 1960-1962.

Bill opened his OB/GYN practice in Portsmouth and Exeter, N.H. in 1962. He was an instrumental party in developing Lafayette Professional Park starting in 1963, which over a 20 year span, became a five building complex. He was also the developer of Country Club Estates and Winnicutt Woods in the Seacoast of N.H.

Dr. Bradley served as Chief of the Medical Staff and a Board of Trustee member for the Portsmouth Hospital. His was the voice that brought the concerns of the Physician community about the aging and inadequacy of the hospital that ultimately led to the sale of the hospital to HCA and the opening of a brand new facility in 1987. In 1984, he married his best friend Diane.

In 1987, Bill and Diane formed a health care consulting company, The Bradley Group, to assist hospitals with accreditation issues and established a residence in Fiddlesticks Country Club, Ft. Myers, Fla. They also were hired by InterQual, Inc. based in North Hampton, N.H., as consultants in Quality, Utilization and Risk Management.

From 2005 to 2008, Dr. Bradley was hired as a Consultant Physician Advisor to Case Management at the former Southwest Florida Medical Center and Gulf Coast Hospital in Ft. Myers. Bill devotedly loved his family and his pets. He was golfer and a boater. A member of the Rye Beach Club, Abenaqui (N.H.) and Fiddlesticks Country Clubs.

A celebration of his life will be held at Bethany Church, Greenland, N.H. on Monday November 19 from 2-4pm. Interment at the Rye Cemetery will be private. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Seacoast NHSPCA, Stratham, N.H.; Gulf Coast Humane Society or Hope Hospice, Ft. Myers. Please view the full obituary of this very accomplished man at www.horizonfunerals.com. Visit www.fosters.com/obits for an online guest book. Published in Fosters from November 1 to November 4, 2012


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  • Created by: Ms. Clyde
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100337165
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr William Cloutier “Bill” Bradley (15 Aug 1930–19 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100337165, citing Rye Central Cemetery, Rye, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Ms. Clyde (contributor 46994776) .