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1923 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
James Drain Obituary
James J. Drain died Tuesday April 15, 2014. He was 90 years old. Mr. Drain was born to Marie Phelan and James Drain in Chicago IL, December 18, 1923. He graduated from Northwestern University and had a lifelong career in advertising including 26 plus years with Foote, Cone & Belding, where he rose from an office boy to various senior positions in the creative department including creative director of the Toronto office. He also worked for Sieber & McIntyre, Frank J. Corbett, Inc. and retired from D'Arcy-MacManus & Masius. He acquired two Clio awards. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Barbara H. Drain, sons Daniel Drain and Martin Drain and daughter Ann Drain Gilmore, three grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. He had a deep love for his family and friends and for the joy that life brings. He was passionate about golf. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on April 21, 2014, 11 a.m. preceded by visitation from 9-11 a.m. at St Raymond de Penafort Church, Elmhurst Rd. (Rt. 83) at Lincoln St., Mt. Prospect. Memorials to CCFA (Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America) Funeral info 847 255 7800 or www.friedrichsfh.com.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Apr. 17, 2014
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