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Full Text of SR0838  94th General Assembly



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2     WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate were saddened
3 to learn of the passing of Grace Genevra Fair of Chicago,
4 Illinois; and
5     WHEREAS, Grace Genevra Rogers was born in Chicago, Illinois
6 on September 14, 1936; her parents were Thaddeus and Grace
7 Rogers; and
8     WHEREAS, She grew up in the Morgan Park community in
9 Chicago and attended Shoop Elementary School, Morgan Park High
10 School, and Chicago Teachers' College; and
11     WHEREAS, On February 11, 1955, she was united in marriage
12 to Ivan Fair; and
13     WHEREAS, Grace worked for Vee Jay Records after college;
14 when Vee Jay moved to California, she was recommended for a job
15 with the American Federation of Television and Radio
16 Artists/Screen Actors Guild; Executive Director Ray Jones
17 hired Grace to be his assistant and over the years she moved
18 upward, ending with her positions as Assistant Executive
19 Secretary and Interim Executive Secretary; she retired in 2001
20 and moved to Las Vegas with her husband; and
21     WHEREAS, Grace is survived by her husband, Ivan; her
22 daughter, Daphne (Jeremiah) Fair-Leary; her sisters, Francis
23 (Bishop) McGuire, and Charlotte Banks (nee Joseph); and her
24 nieces, nephews, and friends; therefore, be it
26 ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we extend our sincere
27 condolences to the family and friends of Grace Genevra Fair,
28 and wish them the best at this time of loss; and be it further



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1     RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
2 presented to the family of Grace Genevra Fair.