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  • Leo Edward Bryant Jr.
    Leo Edward Bryant Jr. (Ed) of Evanston, age 78, died unexpectedly on Sept. 20 at Evanston Hospital.  Ed was the loving husband of Kathleen (Kay) Bryant (deceased) who was his high school sweetheart at Stephen Decatur High School in Decatur, Ill. 
  • Community Members Share Words of Comfort, Support at Prayer Service for ‘CJ’
    Sept. 4   Friends, family members, and others gathered at the corner of Church Street and Dodge Avenue on Sept. 3 in an emotional prayer service for Clarence Weaver Jr., an Evanston Township High School graduate and promising contractor whose body was believed to have been found earlier in the day after an apparent drowning off of Monroe Harbor.
  • Rodney Lowe, Longtime Advisor to ETHS Student Journalists
    Aug. 28  Rodney Lowe spent 31 years at Evanston Township High School nurturing young journalists in his role as adviser to the Evanstonian, the ETHS newspaper, died on Aug. 25.
  • Madelyn “MD”  Ducré: An Outspoken Voice for Evanston’s Voiceless
    Aug. 17   Evanston City Council members paid tribute at their Aug. 10 meeting to Madelyn Ducré, who died Sunday, Aug. 2 after waging a brave fight against mantle cell non-Hodgkins lymphoma, a type of blood cancer.
  • The Life and Times of Mickey “Three”
    Police officer, hair salon owner, Golden Gloves boxer, patent holder, singer-songwriter, poet – Mickey “Three” Alexander was constantly inventing and reinventing himself during an achievement-filled lifetime.
  • Jerome Handler
    July 15   Jerome Handler died in Evanston, Ill., on July 14, 2020, not of Covid but because he was 93 years old.
  • Susan Frolichstein
    Susan Frolichstein, nee Heyman, age 79, beloved wife of the late Seymour “Sy” Rees Frolichstein. Loving mother of Tamar (Elliot) Frolichstein-Appel and Michael (Ellen) Frolichstein. 
  • David Alan Pituch
    David Alan Pituch, 72, of Evanston passed away in the early morning of Tuesday, June 23rd, of health complications after a long battle with the bone marrow disorder MDS and leukemia.
  • Alexander “Sandy” Lamberg

     June 13   Alexander “Sandy” Lamberg, 87, longtime co-owner of Evanston Plumbing & Heating, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2020 surround by family at his retirement home outside Rapid River, Mich.

  • Peter Alastair Dickson
    June 3  The world has lost a great storytellerand wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to many. 
  • Library Community Mourns Loss of Security Guard Mustafa Cadet ‘Stan’ Azeem
    May 26  Mustafa Cadet “Stan” Azeem  officially worked at the Evanston Public Library as a security guard, but his role went far beyond that. He played an integral part in the Library’s push for more equity in services and outreach to the larger community, said co-workers, mourning his loss said last week.
  • Evanston Activist Hecky Powell, Restaurateur, Philanthropist Dies After Illness: Numerous Reports
    Updated May 25   Hecky Powell, longtime restaurateur, philanthropist, former District 65 School Board member, and outspoken voice on Evanston issues for nearly half a century, has died, according to numerous postings on social media.
  • May 6  Jay Terry, the City’s onetime Health and Human Services Director, joined the City in August of 1989, which happened to be the last year of then-City Manager Joel M. Asprooth’s tenure with the City.
  • Barbara Anne Lloyd Nickels
    April 23  Barbara Anne Lloyd Nickels, trailblazing Evanston elementary school teacher, died April 21, 2020 from Covid-19
  • Patricia Roth
    Patricia Barbara Roth, 82, passed away at home, surrounded by family, in Evanston on April 7, 2020.
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