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“Holly, you are and will always be missed. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Mike Seifert - chicago, IL

“For years I volunteered with Holly at Pacific Garden Mission, and she was an amazing soul. I'd met her in 1999, and she was always giving. She...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Creighton Harris - Chicago, IL

“I met Holly in 1995 while working within the same brokerage firm. Although I didn't ask for her time she generously gave me her time and toutalage. I...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Jay Steele - Chicago, IL

“Holly, you were more than a cousin to me, I always thought of you as my little sister. I wish I could have been there to let you know you were...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Barbara Diggs - Colorado Springs, CO

“Holly was such a kind and gentle soul who always was willing to lend a hand, help out when there was a need and give good advice for all those who...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Vicky Tesmer - chicago, IL

“Holly was a dear soul. She will be deeply missed and the world lost a light. May she be at peace in a much better place. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Darci Moore - Chicago, IL


Holly Ann Norwick, 55, founding partner at Ilex Ventures, Inc., financial technical writer and advisor, passed away serenely July 1, 2012.

Beloved life partner of 20 years to Chris Gardner; cherished daughter of Lorraine Mary Norwick (nee Rudolph) and the late Edward Victor Norwick of DesPlaines, IL and Holiday Island, AR; loving sister of James David Norwick; dear aunt of Brandon James Norwick.

She will be deeply missed by Cassius, her beloved pet and faithful companion, as well as relatives, friends, and colleagues.

Services are being held privately on July 21.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Holly Ann Norwick to Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute-Minds Matter, 312-926-4016, http://foundation.nmh.org/hollynorwick.

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