In Memory of Norman E. Hill

Norman “Norm” E. Hill, age 75, of Gilbert, Arizona, passed away on Monday May 4, 2015 while attending the Life & Annuity Symposium in New York City. Norm was an FSA, MAAA and CPA. Norman Hill was born on August 25, 1939. He graduated from Elmhurst College and received his MBA from the University of Michigan.

He started in the insurance industry at Bankers Life & Casualty, became a partner at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. and then Coopers Lybrand, was Chief Actuary and CFO of a large insurance holding company, and subsequently Executive Vice President and Chief Actuary of Kanawha Life Insurance Company. After retiring from Kanawha in 2006 after 15 years, he continued working as an actuary and an author as the President of Noralyn, Ltd.

Norm was an active member of the Society of Actuaries and the American Academy of Actuaries and served on numerous committees of both organizations over the years. He worked especially closely with the Smaller Insurance Company Section, both as a council member and subsequently as a friend of the council, from 1997 – 2015, contributing many articles to Small Talk and participating in webinars and speaking at SOA meeting sessions.

Norm is survived by his wife of 25 years, Maralyn D. Hill, of Arizona, sister Corinne Hill in Illinois, and stepchildren Lindsay Brink and Eric Brink, and many friends.

In lieu of flowers or other condolences, the family would appreciate donations in Norm’s memory to either of the following organizations: the Ayn Rand Institute or the Anthem Foundation for Objectivist Scholarship. For assistance in making a gift to honor Norm, you are welcome to contact Kathy Cross at or +1-732-242-9408.