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Mary Hickox

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Mary Hickox Obituary
Mary Vivian Hickox, age 97. Born on April 20, 1920 in Plainfield, NJ and passed away peacefully on January 25, 2018 at The Grove of Evanston. Devoted daughter of Samuel S. and Emma Hickox nee Low; sister to Alan Hickox and John Hickox. Longtime resident of Evanston, IL. Attended Haven Middle School and Graduated ETHS, class of 1937. Attended DePauw University in Green Castle, Indiana - Member of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. After DePauw, she attended Moser Business College in Chicago where she learned shorthand and became a secretary with Douglas Aircraft in Park Ridge. It was there that she learned to fly and joined the Civil Air Patrol. Mary traveled extensively throughout the country and lived in Denver and then San Francisco for 15 years before returning to Evanston in the late 1960's. An avid letter writer, Mary loved corresponding with her mother, relatives and friends. She had many interests including traveling, skiing, and politics in her youth. She also enjoyed business and personal investing in the stock market. Interment Thursday, February 8, 2018, 2:00 p.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mary's name to the American Red Cross, PO Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037-0839. Info: www.donnellanfuneral.com or (847) 675-1990.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Feb. 8, 2018
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