Virginia Louise "Ginny" Murray, 25 years, passed suddenly on July 1, 2016. Beloved daughter of James(Tomoko) and Nancy Murray. Devoted sister of Patrick Murray. Loving granddaughter of Chester and the late Sarah "Sally" (nee Benton) Michon, Patricia and the late Thomas Murray, and the late Catherine Garbutt. Beloved niece of John and Kathleen O'Connell, Tom and Kathy Murray, Andrew Murray, Dan and Laura Murray, Tony and Susie Murray, and Katie Murray. Loving cousin of John O'Connell, Jr., Katie(Matt) Ward, Casey O'Connell, Kasey Mills(Joey) Ornleas, Tommy Murray, Will Murray, Emily Murray, Owen Murray, Connor Murray, Cabel Murray, Molly Murray, and Ronan Murray. Born in Chicago in 1991, Ginny attended St. Ignatius College Prep and the University of Illinois majoring in communications and graduated Summa Cum Laude and a member of The Bronze Tablet. Upon graduation she went to work for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois. Determined to realize her dream of public service, she was preparing her application for graduate school in Library Sciences. Ginny lived a life of commitment to friends and family. She had a strong sense of justice and fairness. She will be dearly remembered for her life examples of hard work, humility, academic excellence, and sense of community. Visitation Thursday 3:00pm-9:00pm at Nelson Funeral Home, 820 W Talcott Road, Park Ridge. Funeral Friday 9:15am prayers at the funeral home to St. Mary of the Woods Church, Mass 10:00am. Interment Mary Hill Cemetery. For information call 847-823-5122 or visit www.nelsonfunerals.com
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Published by Chicago Tribune on Jul. 6, 2016.