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Robert G. Sutton

PEORIA - Robert Geoffrey Sutton, 66, of Peoria passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at his home after an extended illness.

He was born Oct. 25, 1940, in Springfield, the son of Robert and Jane White Sutton. He married Joyce Mulcahy on Sept. 9, 1966, in Springfield.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce; as well as two daughters, Meghan (Shane) Perry of Peoria and Margot (Patrick) Conahan of Peoria; a granddaughter, Margaret Conahan; and his sisters, Julia (Patrick) Noonan of Springfield and Victoria (Kenneth) McKinley of Savannah, Ga. He also is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew.

He was a graduate of Springfield High School and Southern Illinois University. Geoff was an aviation photojournalist, who worked for Peoria Journal Star Publications, and was an independent consultant for Boeing Helicopters.

He was known for his sharp wit and his love of photography, reading and travel. He was surrounded in life by loving, fun and spirited family and friends.

The family appreciates the dedicated service of the medical personnel affiliated with OSF St. Francis Hospital, in particular Dr. David Wang and his staff at the OSF Stroke Clinic, and OSF Home Care; Dr. Robert Lizer, and Community Hospices of America, as well as the loyalty and support of our wonderful neighbors and friends.

A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, 2007, at Wright & Salmon Mortuary in Peoria, with the Rev. Stephen Barch officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation rites will be accorded.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his honor may be made to OSF St. Francis LifeFlight, 530 N.E. Glen Oak Ave., Peoria, IL 61637; or Fisher House Foundation, 1401 Rockville Pike,

Suite 600, Rockville, MD 20852.

Tributes and condolences may be submitted to www.wrightandsalmon.com.

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