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Alison Richards

February 27, 1956 ~ January 25, 2019 (age 62)

Alison Richards, 62, of St. Charles passed away at home with her loving husband Al by her side January 25, 2019.  Please join us in honoring Alison's legacy  Saturday February 2, 2019 for a memorial visitation from 12:00 - 3:00pm at Dundee Funeral Home, 525 Dundee Ave. East Dundee 60118 (Located in the River Valley Shopping Center Rte 25 and Higgins Rd.)  A service and time to share your memories of Alison will begin at 2:00pm.  Cremation rights have been accorded.

“Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep” by Mary Elizabeth Frye

 

Do not stand at my grave and weep; I am not there. I do not sleep.  I am a

thousand winds that blow.  I am the diamond glints on snow.  I am the sunlight on

ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain.  When you awaken in the morning’s

hush, I am the swift uplifting rush of quiet birds in circled flight.  I am the soft stars

that shine at night.  Do not stand at my grave and cry; I am not there.  I did not die.

 

 

Alison asked that you please refrain from sending flowers, instead she would rather have you donate the money to a local charity, forest preserve, pet shelter, conservation or nature group, clinic, etc.

 

Below is one of the many charity rating sites out there, to help you figure out a good one.

https://www.charitynavigator.org/

 

Below are some links of charities we suggest to honor Alison, as she was very passionate with her love of nature, animals and art. 

https://journeycare.org/donate/

https://www.nature.org/en-us/

https://fineline.org/

https://www.stcnature.org/

http://www.kaneforest.com/

https://www.heifer.org/

 

 

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