Eleanor <I>Royko</I> Cronin

Eleanor Royko Cronin

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Death 22 Oct 2014 (aged 93)
Burial Oak Brook, DuPage County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 190596915 · View Source
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Eleanor Royko Cronin, age 93, of Chicago, passed away Oct. 22, 2014 in Crystal Lake IL. She was born on April 9, 1921 to Michael and Helen Royko, preceded in death by her husband Edward T. Cronin. Beloved mother of Dr. Barbara Glaser, Gregory (Marcia), Gustave (Kirsty) and Michael (Elizabeth ) Ozag; cherished sister of Dorothy (Clifford) Zettlemier, Michael (Carol), Robert (Connie), and endeared sister-in-law of Geri Royko; dearest grandmother to Nancy, Debbie, Lisa (Geoff ), Barbara, Jennifer, Andrew, Paul, Rebecca (Rick), Christopher, Nicholas, and Colette; great grandmother to Rama, Zachariah, Ethan, Samantha and Katherine; loving aunt to Lori, Chicky (Tom) Rubidoux, David (Karen), Robert (Cindy), Steven (Jessica), Amelia (Nate) Royko Maurer; great aunt to Brandon, Alyssa, Robert, Michael, Benjamin, Jacob, Anya, Anton, and Lara. Great great aunt to Payton. Eleanor served as a member of the Chicago Park District and received a substantial grant from the Kellogg Foundation enabling the implementation of widespread safety improvements and beatification to many parks throughout the Chicago Park District. Additionally, Eleanor spearheaded the Chicago Park District Green Deed Tree Dedication Program. Eleanor demonstrated her deeply spiritual beliefs and love of family through her thoughts and actions, truly a unique individual. "Lead me from unreal to the real, lead me from darkness to light, lead me from death to immortality" Upanishad 1.3.28. Funeral services will be privately held. Family requests donations in lieu of flowers to the SYDA Foundation, www.siddhayoga.org.


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  • Created by: Bruce Weirauch
  • Added: 14 Jun 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 190596915
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanor Royko Cronin (9 Apr 1921–22 Oct 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 190596915, citing Bronswood Cemetery, Oak Brook, DuPage County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Bruce Weirauch (contributor 47898263) .