Dr. Monte Bruce McCaw, a professor of swine virology at NC State, died March 28.
McCaw was born Jan. 22, 1956 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and grew up on a livestock farm near Clarence, Iowa. He attended the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, where he earned his DVM degree in 1980. He was a private practice large animal veterinarian in Lake City, Iowa, for four years before obtaining a Ph.D. in swine virology at the University of Minnesota.
McCaw is survived by his wife, Teresa, of Wake Forest; sons Derek, Travis and Tyler, all of the Raleigh area; brother, Guy, of Grinnell, Iowa; sister, Sharon McCaw Berner (Carl), of Canton, Georgia; and his parents, Gene and Ramona McCaw, of Grinnell, Iowa.