Curtis M. Barcklay
Born: July 31, 1954
Died: May 21, 2021
Curtis (Curt) M. Barcklay, age 66, of Torrance, California, formally of Crystal Lake, IL passed away on May 21, 2021 after a sudden illness.
Curtis was born on July 31, 1954 in Chicago IL to Robert Barcklay and Virginia (Ingram) Gerry.
Curtis had a passion for cooking, always looking forward to the next new recipe. He loved going to the ocean and enjoyed watching the big ships coming in. He had a great love for animals; horses, dogs, cats and especially his beloved Abby. He was a fan of all sports but most of all his beloved Chicago sports teams. He was a die-hard Cubs fan who rarely missed a game. Curtis was a kind and gentle man who always had a smile for everyone. He will be greatly missed.
Curtis is survived by his mother, Virginia Gerry of Rockford, his siblings; Barb Barcklay and Nancy Rempert of Crystal Lake, Dolores (Mike) Mogan of Wonder Lake, Tom Barcklay and Donna Wrublewski of Rockford, John Barcklay of Broomfield, Colorado, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Barcklay and his stepfather William Gerry.
A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 1:00 pm at the home of his nephew, 5417 Sequoia Tr. Crystal Lake, IL 60012. Lunch will be served.
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Published by Northwest Herald from Jul. 19 to Jul. 21, 2021.