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In Memoriam: Winnetkan had ‘an impact on people every day’

by Alan P. Henry, Staff Writer News, Obituaries

Over the course of a 47-year career with the Chicago Public School system, Mary Jo Nyhan enjoyed her roles as a teacher, counselor and administrator. But her greatest joy was serving as principal of the Arts of Living alternative...

In Memoriam: Winnetkan remembered for his work with first outplacement firm

by Alan P. Henry, Staff Writer News, Obituaries

James Challenger was a successful 36-year-old lawyer when he was dismissed for taking time off. 

The experience caused him to take an interest in the responsibility of companies to take care of their separated workers...

In Memoriam: Blackhawks executive Fitzgerald remembered as ‘incredibly positive’

by Alan P. Henry, Staff Writer News, Obituaries

Armed with media savvy, visionary thinking and a tall glass of Irish charm, James M. Fitzgerald cheerfully promoted the excitement of Chicago Blackhawks hockey for more than 50 years.

As an executive, close associate...