The Libertyville community was confronted with some sad news this weekend as residents learned that 10-year-old Tony Borcia was killed in a boating accident.
It's always sad to see a young life cut short. , who was a student at . Superintendent Guy Schumacher called him a "bright, happy boy who loved going to school, spoke proudly of his siblings, and showed a genuine love for his family and friends."
Candice Kehoe, principal of Butterfield School, said "Tony was well-liked by the students and loved by the staff. Entering fifth grade, Tony was to be a leader. Butterfield's family has experienced a great loss."
The greatest loss is undoubtedly being felt by Tony's family and friends.
Please join me in expressing sincere condolences to Tony's family and friends, and wishing them strength in the days, weeks, months and years ahead.
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