Here is the New York Times obituary.
I remember in the “early times,” when there was “sociobiology,” this highly unusual, revolutionary, somewhat evil thing, as distinct from evolutionary biology more generally. It is a sign of Wilson’s eventual triumph that such a conceptual split largely has left the seen. Of course the discourse has in other ways also gone backwards.
His Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge is not his best or most important book, but it has influenced me a good deal.