Many of you will have heard that Bill Brotherton died suddenly of a heart attack on 16th April. Helen Brotherton has sent a message of thanks to friends in the SACR.
"I received many cards, letters and emails of condolences from many members of the SACR and I thank all of them. Bill would have been impressed! We were able to have a small funeral - just 6 close relatives and a very short service. It had to be at a crematorium because all the churches are shut here. The funeral was at Alford Crematorium which I had never been to but it proved to be a beautiful spot surrounded by countryside. The ringers were allowed to form a ‘guard of honour” at the entrance to the crematorium which was very nice. Some clapped, some rang bells and two people at Alford stood by the roadside in Alford town to wave to Bill on his way to the Crematorium."