William (Bill) Thomas Willoughby

William (Bill) Thomas Willoughby

A long-time resident of Qualicum Beach, Bill died peacefully at Trillium Hospice on Sunday, February 26, 2017, surrounded by family. Bill was born in Victoria, May 10, 1933; he grew up in Victoria and Galloway, BC. Bill spent his working days at BC Forest Products. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. “Always quick-witted.” Predeceased by his parents, Jack and Mary Willoughby; sister, Margaret Marcer. Survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Janet; daughters Terry Walters (Scott) and Ida Mason; grandson, Cory (Lindsay); sister, Mary Vanlerberg; cousins, nieces, and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held on April 8, 2017, 2-4 p.m. at the family home. Donations in Bill’s memory may be made to the Cancer Society, Heart & Stroke Foundation, or BC Lung Association. THANK YOU For the wonderful care of Bill Willoughby who has recently passed away To Dr. Marlene van der Weyde and the dedicated palliative care team at Trillium Hospice; the nurses and care aides who cared for Bill at home and provided comfort and respect; and all the doctors and health care providers who have cared for him over the years Much gratitude from the Willoughby family First Memorial Funeral Services 1720 Bowen Road, Nanaimo B.C. V9S 1G9 Phone: 250-743-8333 Fax: 250-754-1538


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