Utah’s ‘Wild Bill’ Hill Dies

William “Wild Bill” Hill, a stage manager, promoter, photographer, musician and fixture of the Utah live music scene, died of cancer and other ailments in Salt Lake City March 14.

In recent years, the colorful Hill stage managed on the annual Vans Warped Tour.

In addition to being a longtime member of IATSE and Warped Tour Alumni, Hill was very active in causes including homelessness, Bikers Against Child Abuse and SGI International, a Buddhist association promoting peace, culture and education.