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Carol Cassin


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Carol Cassin Obituary
Carolyn "Carol" Cassin nee Coss, age 72 , died on October 29, 2017, in Winnetka IL. Carol was born on June 29, 1945, in New York City and grew up in Tenafly NJ and Montague NJ. She is predeceased by her parents James and Ruth Coss, and brother William. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Dan M. Cassin, their children Dwight and Laura, of New York City and Boulder CO respectively, as well as sister Linnae Coss and brother Jon (Julia) Coss and two nephews, Aleksei and Alexander. Carol graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a degree in French and Education. She taught school for one year in New York City, where she met her husband Dan. They then spent eight years in Atlanta GA , before moving in 1978 to Winnetka on the North Shore of Chicago. They owned various small businesses before buying an auto parts business, which they ran together for 13 years. In 1992, Carol returned to teaching and became a special education teacher, after getting a master's degree. She retired in 2010. Carol developed many close friendships through teaching, PEO (a philanthropic womens' organization), their church, and a very friendly neighborhood, and reconnected with the Swedish-American side of her family at many reunions. She loved to travel across the U.S. and Europe with her husband, family and friends. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at the First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the or the Chicago Botanic Garden
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Nov. 4 to Nov. 16, 2017
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