Marilyn and William (1932-2022) Foote are lifelong residents of Aurora.
As members of Holy Angels Church, Mrs. Foote has been a member and officer in the St. Anne’s Society and Mr. Foote had been a lecturer and Eucharist Minister.
Mrs. Foote graduated from Madonna High School and St. Mary-of-the-Woods College.
Since 1985, she has been employed by Bank of America as a consultant and grant analyst for the Bersted Foundation.
She has served as president of many non-profit organizations, locally and statewide. She was a board member of the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley.
In 2006, she was presented with the Lyle E. Oncken Community Service Award and also was the statewide recipient of the Charles A. Bane Award for Volunteer Excellence in Illinois.
Mr. Foote graduated from West Aurora High School, Harvard College and Harvard Law School.
He was the co-founder of the Aurora law firm, Dreyer, Foote, Streit, Furgason and Slocum.
He was a member of the Kane County and Illinois Bar Associations and was president of the West Aurora High School Alumni Association from 2005-2007.