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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened
3to learn of the death of Edward J. "Ed" Bedore of Springfield,
4who passed away on September 15, 2022; and
5    WHEREAS, Ed Bedore was born to John and Helen (Foster)
6Bedore in Chicago on November 18, 1937; he served in the U.S.
7Marine Corps; he married Judith "Judy" Ann Cannon in Chicago
8on April 11, 1959, and they moved to Springfield in 1995; and
9    WHEREAS, Ed Bedore held many positions during his career
10in Chicago, including serving as president of All Saints
11Credit Union, as budget director for the City of Chicago under
12Richard J. Daley and Michael Bilandic, as a member of the
13Chicago Board of Trade, as treasurer of Chicago Transit
14Authority, and as chief financial officer for the City of
15Chicago under Richard M. Daley; he developed the financial
16plan for Millennium Park and was the city project manager for
17the new Soldier Field; he retired in 1995; and
18    WHEREAS, Ed Bedore served as a board member for Catholic
19Charities and as treasurer for St. Patrick's Catholic School;
20he was also a member of the Illinois Procurement Policy Board
21since its inception in 1995; and



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1    WHEREAS, Ed Bedore was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the
2Rotary Club of Springfield; and
3    WHEREAS, Ed Bedore was a husband, father, grandfather,
4great-grandfather, and friend; and
5    WHEREAS, Ed Bedore is survived by his wife of 63 years,
6Judy Bedore; his son, David (Julie) Bedore; his daughters,
7Mary (Dr. Gary Moeller) Bedore, Sharon (Dr. John) Kwedar, and
8Bridget (Jordan Polansky) Bedore; his grandchildren, Dr. Katie
9(Dr. Taylor) Conklin, Annie (Dan) Williams, Ben (Emily)
10Kwedar, Judy Kwedar, Maggie Bedore, Jack Bedore, and Connor
11Bedore; and his great-grandchildren, Cassie Williams, Tessa
12Williams, Aurelia Kwedar, and Brooks Conklin; therefore, be it
14ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
15Edward J. "Ed" Bedore and extend our sincere condolences to
16his family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
18    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
19presented to the family of Ed Bedore as an expression of our
20deepest sympathy.