Program and Research Support


College of Medicine

William G. Lassiter, Jr. and Aneice R. Lassiter Pediatric Diabetes Research Fund


This fund was established by William G. "Bill" Lassiter and his wife, Aneice, in 2007 to support pediatric diabetes research at the Department of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine.

William graduated with a bachelor's in building construction from the University of Florida in 1951. He was vice president and then president of W.G. Lassiter Company, a general contracting firm. He was inducted into UF's Construction Hall of Fame in 2007.

William and his wife, Aneice, had four daughters and five grandchildren. Aneice is a UF Honorary Alumnus. He and Aneice are champions of the Gator cause and also established a professorship in the College of Medicine at UF. William passed away on January 4, 2009 at age 79.