Mary Claire Quinn Olsson
Mary Claire Quinn Olsson passed away on November 18, 2017. At the time of her death she was the Vice-President of Ridge Historical Society. She was President of RHS in 2005-2006. Both before and after that time she was always actively involved in supporting our community and preserving our history. Her service included leadership positions with BAPA and with the Morgan Park Junior Women’s Club. Her efforts resulted the establishment of National Register Historic Districts in Beverly – Morgan Park and the landmarking of the Sacred Heart Church. After leaving BAPA she became the Assistant Director for the Chicago Department of Housing. Through all her work she made a lasting difference. Her experience and commitment as well as her advice will be missed.
The Olsson family has requested that memorial gifts may be made to Ridge Historical Society.
Her obituary from the Chicago Tribune follows.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Nov. 19, 2017
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