William Eaton received his Masters of Medicine in 1974. From 1980 to 2016 he was an associate professor with Memorial University and Eastern Regional Health Authority. He was a medical doctor in palliative care and full-time faculty in family medicine. He is also a member of the educational forum organizing committee with the College of Family Physicians of Canada; served as chair of the Alzheimer Society; and was recognized by his peers for his compassion and outstanding care to patients and families. He also has a wonderful sense of humor and often does musical comedy routines.