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James Draus

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James Draus

Born: December 7, 1953; in Cicero, IL

Died: September 6, 2018; in St. Charles, IL

James "Jim" Draus died peacefully at home surrounded by loving family on September 6, 2018 in St. Charles, Illinois at the age of 64.

Jim is survived by his wife, Julie; daughter, Kelsey; and son, Christopher of St. Charles.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Clara Draus (Froncek); father, Frank Draus; sister, Mary Anne Grazzini; and brother, Joseph Draus.

Jim was born on December 7, 1953 and grew up in Cicero, Illinois. He graduated from J. Sterling Morton High School in 1971. He married Julie Reif in 1980. Jim dedicated his life to his family and friends. Jim was a hard-working automotive mechanic and was a reputable business man in Warrenville, and he enjoyed spending time in Tomahawk, Wisconsin. He was a passionate and dedicated mentor to the FIRST Robotics program and students in the Fox Valley area.
Published in Kane County Chronicle on Sept. 13, 2018
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