Derrick W. Gee, age 82, of Spring Green, passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2022, at The Meadows in Spring Green following an extended illness. He was born on May 27, 1940, in Stafford, England, the son of Frederick and Marjorie (Holtom) Gee.
Derrick graduated from the University of Leeds in England with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture. There he met his cherished future wife, Janet Flower, whom he married in August 1965. He joined Pig Improvement Company (PIC) in 1969 near Oxford in England. After six years, he was asked by the company to come to Spring Green, Wisconsin, to help expand the U.S. business.