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Dorothy Elliott


1920 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
Dorothy Elliott Obituary
Dorothy Jean Fuller Elliott, 93, long-time resident of Deerfield, passed away peacefully September 30, 2013 in Arlington Heights. She was born June 11, 1920 in Evanston, IL. Mrs. Elliott was a graduate of Evanston Township High School and attended Mills College in Oakland, CA. She returned to Evanston where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Northwestern University and was a member of the Alpha Phi Women's Fraternity. Mrs. Elliott was a long-time member and former vestryperson of St. Gregory's Episcopal Church in Deerfield, IL. She was also a long-time member of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and served both as President of the Deerfield Chapter and as the AAUW Treasurer for the State of Illinois. Beloved wife for nearly 65 years of G. Thomas Elliott, USN (Ret.); loving mother of Jean Elliott (Jeff Weiner), Constance (John) Palermo, Scott (Cynthia Cheski) and Nancy (Christopher) Curtis; cherished grandmother of Chester and Faith Curtis; and dear aunt of Carol Brasmer Higgins and Craig Brasmer. Mrs. Elliott was predeceased by her parents, Alice M. Fuller, nee Kaiser and William Green Fuller; step-father Isaac A. Smothers, DDS; sister Constance Fuller Brasmer; and brother-in-law William Brasmer. A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 2:00 pm at St. Gregory's Episcopal Church, 815 Wilmot Rd., Deerfield, IL 60015. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Gregory's Episcopal Church. For information please call Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home at (847) 831-4260 or www.kelleyspaldingfuneralhome.com
Published in Chicago Tribune from Oct. 11 to Oct. 13, 2013
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