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1953 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Richard S. Saunders, 60, passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014 at his home. He was born May 13, 1953 in Bryn Mawr, PA. Formerly of Philadelphia, he has lived in Libertyville since 1988. He attended the University of Kansas, located in Lawrence, KS. Richard will be remembered for his involvement in Libertyville youth athletics including, soccer, basketball and Little League. He was a former scout leader and a "lacrosse dad". Richard was an avid reader and had served on a medical mission to Africa. He enjoyed spending time in his yard, with his dog, and in the summer on his boat. He was a devoted and loving husband and father. Surviving are his wife Betty and three sons, Scott (Eileen) Saunders, Paul Saunders and Kurt Saunders; granddaughter Aurora; his sister, The Rev. Carolyn Saunders, his extended family and Siberian Husky, Sasha. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 11 at the Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave. (Rt. 176, one block west of Milwaukee Ave.) Libertyville. A service will be held during the visitation at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to either MainStreet Libertyville, Inc., 160 E. Cook Ave., Libertyville, IL 60048 or the ., 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, #800, Chicago, IL 60631. Info: 847-362-3009 or please sign the guest book at www.burnettdane.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Apr. 9 to Apr. 10, 2014
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