BORTHWICK: William – For 88 years a light has burned bright, illuminating and touching the lives of all blessed enough to be around it. On Monday, November 25th, 2013, at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre, the light of William Borthwick has finally dimmed and left the world not in darkness, but yet not as bright. Bill was the beloved husband of the late Maureen (nee: Woodbeck), and loving father of Jeremy (Tammy), Ruth (Rick) Hensley, and Krystal. Dear grandfather of Tracey (Rob) Ryan, R.J., Shawn (Amanda) Borthwick, Shelley Benoit, Mathew, Cody, Gavin, and Chase. Great-grandfather of Ava, Aiden, Joshua, Kaylee, and Kate. Brother of Florence and Harry of Edinburgh, Scotland, he will also be missed by several nieces and nephews in the U.K. Inurnment at GLEN ALDA CEMETERY, 131 Rusaw Rd, on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 1 pm. A Celebration of Bill’s Life will be held at the APSLEY COMMUNITY CHAPEL, McFadden Rd., Apsley on Saturday, December 7, from 1:30 – 3 pm. If desired, condolences to family, directions to the services or donations in William’s memory to Canadian Cancer Society may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL HOME at 705-740-0444.