William (Bill) Twichell, a 17 year employee of GBC Inc. of Boston (formerly Gordon Brothers) died in August following a brief battle with cancer. He was 47 years old. Twichell started his jewelry career with Keepsake/Artcarved and joined GBC in 1987. In the 90's he was New England territory representative and most recently served as GBC's director of sales and marketing. Born in Fayetteville, N.Y., he resided in Stratham, N.H. He leaves a longtime companion, Mary Twichell, of Fayetteville; daughter, Marissa; sons Jeffery and Graham; former wife, Donna Delaney; granddaughter, Serena; sister, Annie Twichell; and brothers Robert and Terry Twichell.