The Burroughs Wellcome Fund recently learned of the passing of Phil Tracy on Sunday, May 8, 2022. Mr. Tracy served on the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Board of Directors from 1989 to 1996 and again from 2001 to 2008.
In recognition of serving as Burroughs Wellcome Company’s final CEO, Mr. Tracy served as an Honorary Board Member to the Burroughs Wellcome Fund since 2008.
“Phil Tracy maintained the Fund’s legacy to the pharmaceutical company,” said BWF President and CEO Dr. Louis Muglia. “His presence and contributions to BWF will be greatly missed.”
Mr. Tracy served and participated in BWF’s investment committee for many years. “He had a sharp business mind and was extremely articulate,” said BWF’s Vice President of Finance Scott Schoedler. “It was a pleasure to work with him.”
Here is a link to his obituary:
A visitation for Philip will be held Sunday, May 15, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 1701 East Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC 27609. A memorial service will occur Monday, May 16, 2022 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at White Memorial Presbyterian, 1704 Oberlin Rd, Raleigh, NC 27608.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Food Band of NC, the Prostate Cancer Research Institute or the Phil and Travis Tracy Arts and Sciences Excellence Fund online at nufoundation.org.