Bill Mihaichuk, director of marketing with Dixon Bayco Ltd, died Nov 25, 2001, after a sudden heart attack. He was 61.
Born Feb 26, 1940, he began his career at Bay Bronze (now Dixon Bayco) soon after obtaining a metallurgy degree from Ryerson University in Toronto. Mihaichuk then moved on to pursue a career in sales and marketing with Eastern Alloys in New York. He later decided to return to Canada, where he accepted the position of director of marketing at Dixon Bayco. In this position, he focused primarily on advertising, new product development, and marketing strategies.