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Leslie Bjorncrantz Obituary
Leslie Bjorncrantz nee Benton, age 69, passed away on July 3, 2014. Beloved wife of Carl E. Bjorncrantz "Ed"; mother of William B. Bjorncrantz "Bill"; sister of Tracy (Barry Schnieder) Benton and David (Pat Kelly) Benton; sister-in-law of Julie Weimer and Anne Stableford; aunt to Molly Schnieder, Robert (Jacqui) Weimer, Kari Fuscaldo, Cindy Weimer, Bill (Sharon) Weimer, Kris (Bruce Bauman) Stableford, and Jeffry (Dawn) Stableford. Cherished friend to many. Born in Jersey City, NJ, she was a graduate of Wellesley College (BA) and Columbia University (MLS). Retired as librarian emerita after thirty-seven years with Northwestern University. Passionate reader with a love for food, wine, travel, music, movies, and Peets non-fat mocha. Mentor and counselor to many women with breast cancer. A wonderful woman with a zest for life, compassion, generosity, integrity, and good humor. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Over the Rainbow Association, 2040 Brown Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201. Visitation Saturday, July 12, 2014, 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Donnellan Family Funeral Home, 10045 Skokie Blvd. at Old Orchard Road, Skokie, IL 60077. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Info: www.donnellanfuneral.com or 847-675-1990
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from July 6 to July 7, 2014
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