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Full Text of SR0213  100th General Assembly




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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Daniel Edward Deardoff of Rock Island,
4who passed away on February 10, 2017; and
5    WHEREAS, Daniel Deardoff was born in Moline to Lawrence W.
6and Betsy Snively Deardoff on November 6, 1947; he graduated
7from Rock Island High School in 1965; he served four years in
8the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War; he was
9stationed in Guam and at the Loring Air Force Base in Maine,
10serving with the rank of Sergeant; and
11    WHEREAS, Daniel Deardoff was a firefighter for the City of
12Rock Island for 32 years, serving in the Fire Prevention
13Bureau, and as an arson investigator; he retired at the rank of
14Lieutenant; and
15    WHEREAS, Daniel Deardoff was a longtime member of the Rock
16Island Conservation Club and the Quad City Conservation
17Alliance and Expo Center and was instrumental in its creation;
18he was also a member of the Rock Island Retired Firefighters
19Association and the Moline Fish Club; he enjoyed collecting
20firefighting memorabilia and fishing, but his greatest love was
21for his family; and



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1    WHEREAS, Daniel Deardoff was preceded in death by his
2father; and
3    WHEREAS, Daniel Deardoff is survived by his son, Michael
4(Amanda) Deardoff; his daughters, Ilya Hawk, and Marleana
5(Tyler) Boyd; his grandchildren, Skyler, Hunter, Alanah,
6Laramie Jr., Gabrielle, and Olivia; his mother, Betsy Deardoff;
7his sister, Kathy Little; and his nephews, Chris (Jenny) and
8Matthew (Jenny) Little; therefore, be it
10ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
11Daniel Edward Deardoff, and extend our sincere condolences to
12his family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
14    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
15presented to the family of Daniel Deardoff as an expression of
16our deepest sympathy.