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Harvey Hanson, 76, jazz pianist, composer, novelist, Chicago native, passed away peacefully February 24, 2018. After earning his degree from Howard University, Harvey worked as a gigging musician in Chicago and New York City, where he recorded on Columbia Records. Beloved husband and partner of over 50 years to Noreen Hanson (nee Baldi). Preceded in death by parents Harvey Lee Hanson, Sr. and Evelyn Gill Hanson. Loving brother-in-law of Gail (Mel) Baldi Mackler, fond uncle of Zoe and Guiliana Mackler, Godfather of Doreen Daggs, chosen family to Eugene Martello and Arleen Hunter Daggs and the Hunter family. Faithful companion of Ella the Jack Russell Terrier and the late Murphy the German Shepard. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Rush Movement Disorders Center, 1725 W. Harrison St. Prof. Bldg. III, Ste. 755, Chicago, IL 60612, 312-563-2030.Services are private. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Illinois, 773-281-5058 or www.cremation-society.com.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Mar. 4, 2018
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