Doris Mae Cartwright, 60, of South Elgin passed away peacefully in the presence of her family on Saturday, March 25th 2017. She was born on July 21, 1956 in Elgin. Surviving are her husband, Norman (Billy) Cartwright; her children Scott (Jenny) Borris, Karen (Rob) Kelsey, Jonathan Borris; her stepchildren, Danny, Jamie and William Cartwright; 8 grandchildren; two sisters, Sally (Butch) Watrous and Carol Abbott; one brother, Russell (Kerry) Abbott; and sister in law, Cindy Abbott. She is also survived by numerous beloved nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her brother, Michael Abbott and sister, Karen Abbott. Doris lived every day to the fullest, often saying, “Every day is my birthday!” She will be remembered for her love of life, family and friends. A gathering for family and friends to celebrate her life will be held at the Elgin Loyal Order of the Moose lodge, 925 South McLean Blvd, Elgin on Saturday, April 1st at 3pm. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to ones charity of choice.