SR0135 93rd General Assembly


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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION

 2        WHEREAS, The members  of  the  Senate  of  the  State  of
 3    Illinois were saddened to learn of the death of Lori Michelle
 4    Rosenblum of Arlington Heights; and

 5        WHEREAS,  Ms. Rosenblum was born in Skokie and grew up in
 6    Arlington Heights; as a Buffalo Grove  High  School  student,
 7    she  spent  her  spare  time  helping  coordinate  an  annual
 8    fundraiser  for  Omni  Youth  Services,  an organization that
 9    provides  youth  and  family  counseling  along  with   other
10    services in Buffalo Grove; and

11        WHEREAS, Ms. Rosenblum graduated from high school in 1997
12    and  went  to  Marquette  University  in Milwaukee, where she
13    combined an interest in helping women with a fascination with
14    criminal behavior,  majoring  in  both  women's  studies  and
15    criminology; and

16        WHEREAS, Ms. Rosenblum volunteered in the Milwaukee court
17    system,  helping  women  file  for  orders  of protection and
18    assisting crime victims; she also worked  part  time  at  the
19    security  desk  in  the  university's  dormitories,  checking
20    identification  of  visitors  and helped serve food as a soup
21    kitchen volunteer; and

22        WHEREAS, After receiving her bachelor's degree  in  2001,
23    she  returned  to  Arlington  Heights  and  went  to  work at
24    Maryville  Academy  in  Des  Plaines,  traveling  to  inspect
25    facilities throughout the Chicago area  to  ensure  that  the
26    agency's  group  homes for abused and neglected children were
27    comfortable and met State standards; and

28        WHEREAS, Ms. Rosenblum was a huge sports fan,  she  drove
29    up  to Milwaukee to see as many Marquette basketball games as
30    possible and played fantasy football every year; and

31        WHEREAS, Ms. Rosenblum's  passing  will  be  deeply  felt
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 1    many,  especially  her  parents,  Jay and Toby Rosenblum; her
 2    sisters, Rachel Rogers (LTjg Kenneth) and  Susan  Crull;  and
 3    her grandmother, Fay Chesin; therefore, be it

 5    ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the death of
 6    Lori Michelle Rosenblum along with all who knew and loved her
 7    and extend our sincere condolences to  her  family,  friends,
 8    and community; and be it further

 9        RESOLVED,  That  a  suitable  copy  of this resolution be
10    presented to the family of Lori Michelle Rosenblum  with  our
11    deepest sympathy.