Richard Drott
Richard, Ric, Drott, 82, passed away at home on October 1st with his beloved wife of 52 years, Patricia, beside him. Devoted father of Amelia and Peter, proud grandfather of Ryan, Madeline, Colin, Sarah, Samuel and Samiah, who will love him forever. Survived by his dear brother Randy; brother-in-law to Mary Lou, Diane and Nick. Proud CPD retiree and US Army veteran. His kindness was without limit and his love of literature legendary. His passion for his family and friends, honesty and integrity, and his faith shaped his entire life---a true Renaissance Man. He will be missed by all who knew him. A Mass of celebration will be held at a later date. In lieu of Masses or flowers, please consider a donation to the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, 10343 S. Pulaski, Chicago, 60656 or the St. Jude Children's' Research Hospital, sjude.org.

Published by Chicago Tribune on Oct. 10, 2021.
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Pat and family. I am sending you all my deepest condolences on you loss. May his memory always be a blessing for you all.
Esther M Jacobs
October 19, 2021
Tommy Gierut
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October 15, 2021
Tommy Gierut
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October 15, 2021
I worked with Dick for a long time in 011- we worked the wagon alot... GREAT guy! One of the best policeman I knew. I was really bummed-out when I found-out. I'm so sorry and my sincere condolences to to family. God bless! He will never be forgotten! Tom Gierut CPD Ret Elmwood Park, IL P.S. We both loved dogs.
Tommy Gierut
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October 15, 2021
Heartfelt and prayerful condolences from the Chicago Police Chaplains. Richard will be remembered at the next Police Mass. In the meantime, may family and friends know the healing touch of our all-loving, all-merciful God! [Police Chaplains Ministry: www.ChicagoPCM.org or 312/738-7588]
~ ~ Fr. Dan Brandt, CPD Chaplain
October 10, 2021
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