“I was sorry to learn Dawn died: she was a fine Comptroller in the 1990's after she was State Senator from a 43rd Ward area near Lincoln Park in Chicago where I inherited a house. Best wishes.
“Dawn was always on my side. I shall miss her.
“Dawn Clark Netsch was an inspiration to women and a model for all public officials.
“Job well done lady. Rest in Peace.
“I will always remember Dawn as The Comptroller of Illinois who knew what was going on and how to fix it. She was a wonderful boss and knew everyone by name. She attended many events for the employees. She was witty and happy go lucky. I shall always remember her.
“Dawn Netsch served us well in the public sphere for as long as I can remember. She never shied from taking a stand, was sound of judgment and a moral beacon, yet tolerant of differences. Her joie de vivre touched us all.
“Dawn was a partner working with the community leadership for the good of the community. I am honored to have known her.
“Dawn was what should be honest and truthful. She new how to work with the community for the community. I am honored to have known her.