State of Illinois
92nd General Assembly

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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION

 2        WHEREAS, The members  of  the  Illinois  Senate  wish  to
 3    express  their  sincere condolences to the family and friends
 4    of Judy Ann Rivard, who passed away on August 21, 2001; and

 5        WHEREAS, Mrs. Rivard, a Detroit native, became a resident
 6    of Downers Grove in 1972; and

 7        WHEREAS, In 1973, Mrs. Rivard began  her  career  as  the
 8    secretary  to  the  athletic director at Illinois Benedictine
 9    College, now Benedictine University; she was  later  promoted
10    to  administrative  assistant,  where  she  worked  until her
11    retirement in May 2001; and

12        WHEREAS, Mrs. Rivard was regarded as "Mom" to  those  she
13    worked  with; she enjoyed every aspect of her job but will be
14    remembered for having a strong impact on  the  lives  of  not
15    only her co-workers, but also the students, faculty and staff
16    at Benedictine University; and

17        WHEREAS,  In  August 2001, Mrs. Rivard was presented with
18    Benedictine University's first Lifetime Achievement Award and
19    inducted into its Hall of Fame after her 28 years of  service
20    to the university; and

21        WHEREAS,  Mrs.  Rivard  was  a  former  president  of the
22    Mother's Club at Benet Academy; in addition, she was an  avid
23    Notre  Dame  football  fan  and  had all of her grandchildren
24    fitted with Notre Dame football t-shirts soon after they were
25    born; and

26        WHEREAS, The passing of Judy Ann Rivard  will  be  deeply
27    felt  by  all who knew and loved her, especially her husband,
28    Chuck; her sons,  Paul  and  Kenneth;  her  brother,  Jeffrey
29    Toutant;  her  sister,  Joan Miller; and her 9 grandchildren;
30    therefore, be it
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 2    ASSEMBLY  OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
 3    all who knew her, the death of Judy  Ann  Rivard  of  Downers
 4    Grove, Illinois; and be it further

 5        RESOLVED,  That  a  suitable  copy  of this resolution be
 6    presented to the family of Judy Ann Rivard with  our  sincere
 7    condolences.

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