Elaine Morris, nee Richardson, 97. Beloved wife of the late Prof. Norval R. Morris; devoted mother of Gareth G. R. Morris (the late Elizabeth Cohn Morris), Chicago; Malcolm D. Morris (Scott Harms Rose), Chicago; and Christopher H. Morris, Valparaiso, IN. Cherished grandmother of Gregory H. Morris (Elizabeth Ferrari Morris), Chicago; Emily R. Morris (John Winterkorn), Brooklyn, NY; and Madelyn A. Morris (Daniel Goldberg), Chicago. Proud great-grandmother of Margaret S. Morris, James T. Morris, Brahm M. Goldberg, and Theodore A. Winterkorn. Dear sister of the late Dr. Geoffrey Richardson, and cherished aunt of Brett Richardson and Nicole Wilson (Allen Wilson), both of Melbourne, Australia. Throughout her life, Mrs. Morris was an avid fan of tennis, and also played herself for most of her adult years. She was also an amateur artist, gardener, and bird watcher; and she was enthusiastically interested in issues of child literacy, abortion rights, protection of wild life, and supporting people living with HIV/AIDS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Doctors Without Borders
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Published by Chicago Tribune on Apr. 18, 2021.