ELGIN - Frederick "Fritz" P. Lugar, 75, of Elgin passed away on March 25, 2014 at Presence St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin. He was born on June 19, 1938 in Streator, IL the son of Ross and Mildred (Mackey) Lugar. Fritz was a Veteran, and served in the US Army from 1961-63. He was an Elgin Police Officer for 31 years prior to his retirement. He was a member of the American Legion Post 57. Survivors include his wife: Judith, whom he married on Dec. 26, 1961; 2 daughters: Melanie (Kevin Augustyniak) Lugar and Jennifer Lugar. He was preceded in death by his parents. Services will be private, with the Laird Funeral Home in care of arrangement. Memorials may be made to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, ( For information, 847-741-8800 or

Funeral Home

Laird Funeral Home
310 South State Street Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 741-8800

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Mar. 26, 2014