William Morton “Bill” Edison

In this file photo, Hans Solmssen, left, presents longtime Chilmark softball commissioner Bill Edison a retirement trophy at a game in 2015, as players look on. — Photo by Michael Cummo

Bill Edison, 89, of Chilmark, and Elk, California, died peacefully in his sleep, on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at his home in California.

Bill was a husband, educator, community leader, philanthropist, and the long time “commissioner of baseball” in Chilmark.

A more complete obituary will follow.