Age 76 of Highland Park, Illinois at peace Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at her home. She grew up in the Hyde Park area of Chicago and attended the University of Chicago Lab School and was a graduate of Hyde Park High School class of 1954. She graduated from Butler University in 1958.
She was a lifelong teacher with 25+ years at South School in Glencoe, Illinois associated with the Glencoe Park District running an after-school kids program called Kids Club.
She is survived by her three children Debbie Grove of Gurnee, Kim Schaffner (Greg Tucker) of Vernon Hills, and David Schaffner of Deerfield; her grandson Joshua Schaffner of Vernon Hills; her sister the late Sandra Levy; and three cousins Bill Hughes, Richard Missner and Patty Missner. Private services and interment at Willow Lawn Memorial Park, Vernon Hills.
Contributions may be made to Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel Avenue, Highland Park 60035 or to Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital for the Radiation Oncology Department c/o Philanthropy Office (Terri Allen), 660 North Westmoreland Avenue, Lake Forest, 60045. Funeral services entrusted to Seguin & Symonds Funeral Home, 858 Sheridan Road, Highwood, Illinois (847)432-3878.