Rockford- 14th ward alderman and former Fire Chief Bill Robertson passed away early this morning. He was 66. Before becoming Alderman in 2009 Robertson served on the Rockford Fire Department for 36 years.
He worked his way through the ranks of the department and spent 17 years as chief. Robertson leaves behind a wife and two daughters.
Alderman Doug Mark says "Bill Robertson was truly a great individual and
friend. He was committed to his family, community, fire department and city
council. His service to others and love of the city of