The American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) is reporting that two of its North Carolina members passed away on March 28.

Bill Plumber, DVM, Goldsboro, NC, was a long-time member of AASV and had a very storied career as a military aviator and swine veterinarian.

Monte McCaw, DVM, was a 1980 Iowa State University DVM graduate and completed his PhD at the University of Minnesota in 1989.

McCaw was named a visiting assistant professor in swine medicine at North Carolina State University in 1988 and was promoted to associate professor in 1995. He was considered a leader in porcine virology and immunology.