Linda Antoinette Ambrozik

Linda Antoinette Ambrozik

Birth
Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 19 Mar 1999 (aged 50)
Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 140744189 · View Source
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In Memory of Linda Ambrozik, 1948 - 1999

Linda Ambrozik's passion in life was sharing. For twenty-three years she warmed our lives with grace, a gentle spirit, and wit, sharing with all of us the joys she found in living. For those twenty-three years she shared with us her talents and love, and inspired us with the courage that she daily displayed in the face of an awful and debilitating illness. This insidious disease has stripped from this world a special soul whose humanity softened an often ugly world. It has removed from the New Trier community an outstanding educator whose concern for young people and colleagues was boundless. Most importantly, it has taken from us a friend who brightened a moment with a smile, a story, or a thoughtful comment. What death cannot remove are the gifts she shared with us during those moments or the impact she had on our understanding of literature, language, and human nature.

Linda enjoyed questioning and debating and modeled so well the importance of maintaining an openness that can produce meaningful change. Conversations with Linda were never routine; they reflected the enthusiasm, humor, and optimism that were so much a part of her life and produced insights that were always revealing. Linda's teaching conveyed a capacity to savor- language, fine writing, artistic expression and personal achievement. She valued the efforts of students and colleagues to express ideas articulately and to achieve goals, and she celebrated our successes.

Linda fundamentally altered the way we viewed our lives and blessed us with an understanding that life holds many treasures. We will miss her smile, her honesty, her compassion, her friendship, and most of all her sharing.

Linda Ambrozik's legacy is a lesson in fully committing to life, and we are better for it. She showed us all how to become more than we are.

-John Cadwell, English Department Chair,
New Trier High School, Winnetka, Illinois
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Name: Linda Antoinette Ambrozik
Birth - Death: 1948-1999
Source Citation:
• Who's Who of American Women. 14th edition, 1985-1986. Wilmette, IL.
• Who's Who of American Women. 15th edition, 1987-1988. Wilmette, IL.
• Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America. First edition, 1987-1988.
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--Social Security Death Index--
Name: Linda Ambrozik
Born: 3 Jul 1948
Died: 19 Mar 1999
SSN: 343-40-0124
SSN issued: Illinois (1963-1964)

Linda was a daughter of Alexander Anthony Ambrozik and Lillian M. Juszczyk.


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  • Created by: Allen Monasmith
  • Added: 1 Jan 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 140744189
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Linda Antoinette Ambrozik (3 Jul 1948–19 Mar 1999), Find a Grave Memorial no. 140744189, ; Maintained by Allen Monasmith (contributor 46880788) Unknown.