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Susan Melanie Filler, age 69, passed away in Chicago on July 7, 2017 after a brief but difficult fight with cancer. Sue will be greatly missed by her parents, Robert and Miriam Filler of Chicago, her brothers Dan (Chapin) and Michael (Mary Beth), and sisters Debby and Becky (Tom). She also leaves behind loving nieces and nephews, cousins, and many more relatives and friends. A renowned musicologist, her research was primarily focused on the lives and work of Gustav and Alma Mahler, and the music of the Jewish communities in Central and Eastern Europe at the end of the 19th century and early 20th century. In recent years, she also taught adult literacy at Chicago's Howard Area Community Center. Chapel service 12:15 pm Monday, July 10 at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. Interment Shalom Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials to , Northwestern University School of Music, or Chicago Symphony Orchestra. For information or to leave condolences: 847-255-3520 or www.shalom2.com
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on July 9, 2017
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