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File #: 16-4133    Version: 1 Name: IN CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF MRS. GLORIA D. McKEE
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Held / Deferred in Board
File created: 6/27/2016 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 6/29/2016 Final action:
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION IN CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF MRS. GLORIA D. McKEE WHEREAS, Gloria D. McKee was born in Cleveland, Ohio on February 2, 1945 to Thomas and Juanita Wright; and WHEREAS, during the 1960s, Gloria made the decision to devote her life to the church and enter the convent where she remained until 1968; and WHEREAS, in 1970 she married Henry H. McKee, Jr., the love of her life; and WHEREAS, that union blessed her with three sons, but also allowed her the opportunity to become a mother figure to several of their friends throughout the years; and WHEREAS, Gloria McKee graduated with a dual Masters of Education degree from Loyola University of Chicago; and WHEREAS, during her educational career she became the principal of six schools in the Archdiocese of Chicago; and WHEREAS, she also taught at the college level at Dawson Tech College and Malcolm X College in Chicago; and WHEREAS, always having been known as a person with a big heart and lov...
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

 

IN CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF MRS. GLORIA D. McKEE

 

WHEREAS, Gloria D. McKee was born in Cleveland, Ohio on February 2, 1945 to Thomas and Juanita Wright; and

WHEREAS, during the 1960s, Gloria made the decision to devote her life to the church and enter the convent where she remained until 1968; and

WHEREAS, in 1970 she married Henry H. McKee, Jr., the love of her life; and

WHEREAS, that union blessed her with three sons, but also allowed her the opportunity to become a mother figure to several of their friends throughout the years; and

WHEREAS, Gloria McKee graduated with a dual Masters of Education degree from Loyola University of Chicago; and

WHEREAS, during her educational career she became the principal of six schools in the Archdiocese of Chicago; and

WHEREAS, she also taught at the college level at Dawson Tech College and Malcolm X College in Chicago; and

WHEREAS, always having been known as a person with a big heart and love for helping those in need, Gloria McKee went to Catholic Charities to become a foster parent for children waiting for adoption and to adopt children that she fostered; and

WHEREAS, Gloria McKee’s enduring love and commitment to her husband, her sons, her daughters-in-law, her grandchildren, and her great-grandchildren will forever be remembered and missed; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the President and Members of the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Cook County shall recognize and honor Mrs. Gloria D. McKee in celebration of her life and accomplishments;  and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Cook County Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the family of Mrs. Gloria D. McKee.

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