Eleanor Shirley Segal, Ph.D., (nee Aronson), 91, clinical social worker, formerly of Evanston, passed away peacefully November 27, 2018, at home in Chicago. After attending Chicago's Nettelhorst Elementary School, Eleanor was valedictorian at Senn High School, earned her B.S. from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her M.S.W. from Loyola University. At the age of 67, she completed her Ph.D. at the Institute for Clinical Social Work and worked in private practice and in Child and Family Services for the Salvation Army. Loving wife of the late Dr. Peter B. Segal; devoted mother of Maria (Richard Blender) Segal and Dr. Laura B. Segal; proud grandmother ("Nonnie") of Lily and Isaac Blender and Zachary and David DiGena-Segal; sister of June (the late Bob) Rambach. Aunt, colleague, friend, and mentor to many. Daughter of the late Joseph Aronson and Hannah Schaner Aronson. The family wishes to thank caregiver Tajana Ferguson and many wonderful women from Senior Helpers. Services were held. Memorial donations may be made in her name to www.skyart.org
. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Illinois, 773-281-5058 or www.cremation-society.com
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Published by Chicago Tribune from Nov. 29 to Dec. 6, 2018.