Vivian Maier
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Vivian Maier, proud native of France and Chicago resident for the last 50 years died peacefully on Monday. Second mother to John, Lane and Matthew. A free and kindred spirit who magically touched the lives of all who knew her. Always ready to give her advice, opinion or a helping hand. Movie critic and photographer extraordinaire. A truly special person who will be sorely missed but whose long and wonderful life we all celebrate and will always remember. Memorial donations can be given to the Native American Heritage Association, P.O. Box 512, Rapid City, SD 57709.

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Published in Chicago Tribune on Apr. 23, 2009.
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April 13, 2018
dear vivian,
i can't wait to meet you in heaven. it was not all for naught.
a kindred spirit
julie carr
July 25, 2017
Such a talented woman. I've just discovered her works and I'm speechless.
Annalisa Fazzolari
January 1, 2017
My deepest condolences to all who were close to her and loved her during the years she was with you all. Her artistry and imagination will forever live in countless hearts.
Victor Rini
April 17, 2016
Another self portrait by Vivian of herself with a young child
Sheila Michael
April 17, 2016
Photo of Vivian Maier
Sheila Michael
April 17, 2016
Self portrait by Vivian of herself
Sheila Michael
March 19, 2015
Thank you thank you for what you have left us. Your art has touched me so!
February 26, 2015
The beauty and diversity of Vivian's work, brought to life by her discerning eye and spirit, have left us all richer. Thank you.
Linda Halstead-Acharya
January 15, 2015
Just watched your documentary on your life. Thank you for leaving us such awesome pictures!
January 13, 2015
Amazing work. Captured Chicago like no one else. Hope it brought her pleasure.
January 9, 2015
I also just watched the documentary on your life & I was so moved by your pictures and life. This is the first time I have ever posted anything like this but I was so moved by your
photos. Thank you for capturing Life!
November 26, 2014
J'aurais aime vous croiser a Rogers Park ou j'ai vecu pendant pres de trois and.... Une artiste avec ce quelquechose de special, Quel talent....
lea thomas
November 20, 2014
Vivian, i just watched the documentary on your life. Thank you for leaving us such a treasure in images.
R Griswold
November 7, 2014
A woman who lead an interesting life and was ahead of her time
Lesley Curran
September 28, 2014
I just watched the movie about your life, your photos, your legacy. What a memory you leave for all of us!
anita b.
July 30, 2014
I am so intrigued by your photography and your life story. I do think your work will make you never forgotten.
June 6, 2014
Your talent shines.
Your vision shared.
Your spirit now in print.
Pat R.
May 28, 2014
A beautiful spirit ...
Deb Fowler
May 21, 2014
We saw your lovely film.
May 2, 2014
This is an amazing discovery for me . Thank you for touching my life , as briefly as it may be.
Cheers enjoy the journey !
Christopher J. Hawes / Boston
Christopher J. Hawes
April 26, 2014
Upload photos! Ah, none could match her own. Just saw the film about her. A woman of wow, wow, wow.
Adrienne Percival
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