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David Effgen Obituary
David B. Effgen, 61, of Oak Park, IL passed away July 19, 2013 at home. David was the beloved husband of Caroline, father of Andrew, Nikolas and DeAndre Thomas, devoted son of Dorothy and the late Hans Effgen; dear brother of Rick, Mike, his twin Don, and Chris, and his sisters Sue, Trish, Dee and Kate. David was an active parent advocate for special education in Oak Park working with School Districts #97 and #100 from 1992-2005. He co-founded the Oak Park parent advocacy group SEA (Supported Education Association) which optimizes educational experiences for the disabled. David's vibrant personality, endless love for music, his enjoyment of life and devotion to win for those he loved are legacies that he leaves his family and friends. He will be greatly missed. A memorial service with be held Saturday, August 17th, 2013 at 5PM at Pilgrim Congregational Church Oak Park, IL. If you wish to contribute to this Memorial service, please contact (708)-203-4964. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.
Published in Chicago Tribune on July 26, 2013
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