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“Ms. Foote was my Spanish teacher and it was one class that I truly enjoyed. May God comfort your family and bring them peace during this difficult...Read More »
1 of 53 | Posted by: Karen Thompson Miller - WI

“Dear Dwayne,I am very sorry to hear about Sharons sudden passing away. I am very thankful to have been back in the USA last summer and to be able to...Read More »
2 of 53 | Posted by: Floris Aukema - SOEST

“Dear Dwayne & FamilyWe were so sorry to hear about Sharon's passing. We all remember your family from all the parties that we also were invited to...Read More »
3 of 53 | Posted by: A friend

“Sharon was a wonderful person and teacher. She helped make NCCHS the special place it was. Dwane, my sympathies go out to you. ”
4 of 53 | Posted by: Judy Friedes-Craig

“Sharon, you will be missed by your classmates from the class of 1961 at L H S. ”
5 of 53 | Posted by: Linda Nystrom Dzwonkiewicz - IL

“Dear Mr. Foote and family,I am deeply saddened to read of the passing of Miss Foote. She will always be a ray of light in the hearts and minds of...Read More »
6 of 53 | Posted by: William Porter - Waukegan, IL

“Dear Mr. Foote, My sister, Ardith Pucin Losch, recently told me of Miss Foote's passing. I have many fond memories of her, as well as the Spanish...Read More »
7 of 53 | Posted by: Kitty Pucin Andreassen - FL

“Dwayne, I am so sorry for your loss. Sharon will always hold a special place in our hearts. She was such a wonderful person who cared so deeply about...Read More »
8 of 53 | Posted by: Jackie Hendricks - friend

“To Dwayne Foote: We were very saddened to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jerry and Rhea White ”
9 of 53 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Foote Family, My deepest sympathies, she was one of my teachers, and also taught some of my sisters and brothers... she left a great legacy....Read More »
10 of 53 | Posted by: A friend

“Ms Foote was my Spanish teacher for 2 years. That was back in the early 70s and I can still read and use a few words appropriately. What a blessing...Read More »
11 of 53 | Posted by: Cheryl Shearer - Gurnee, IL

“Sharon was a wonderful classmate. She would go out of her way to help and always had a pleasent way about her. ”
12 of 53 | Posted by: George Huxhold - Windermere, FL

“Dwayne and family- We both remember Sharon as an energetic and caring teacher and person. We will be praying for you at this difficult time. ”
13 of 53 | Posted by: Jorge and Kathy Colon - IL

“Thoughts and Prayers of the Foote Family. She was a great teacher, and was a joy to know and work with. Sorry she left this world so suddenly. May...Read More »
14 of 53 | Posted by: A friend

“Mr. Foote, It was great to see you last night and a pleasure to meet your family. I did not have Sharon as my Spanish teacher but most students at...Read More »
15 of 53 | Posted by: Kim Stanton Hartigan - Wilmette,, IL

“With deepest sympathy, Ms. Foote had the gift of teaching. God keep you Mr.Dwayne Foote and family. ”
16 of 53 | Posted by: Colette Pullum - North Chicago, IL

“My condolences to Ms. Foote's family. I recall Ms. Foote being a very passionate and gifted teacher at NCCHS. Praying for your peace and comfort at...Read More »
17 of 53 | Posted by: Yvonne Bennett - Austin, TX

“I remember Ms. Foote as a very warm hearted and dedicated teacher. May the peace of God keep the family during this time of sorrow. ”
18 of 53 | Posted by: Lonnie Parker - Gurnee, IL

“Dwayne, words can't express how sorry we are. Sharon was a good friend and a wonderful person. It must have been very traumatic for you and we know...Read More »
19 of 53 | Posted by: Mike and Pat Stanczak - WI

“My condolences to your family from the very first exchange student in the program, that Ms Foote helped to spend a year in Brazil through the Rotary...Read More »
20 of 53 | Posted by: Ms. Daryl M. Donald

“As a foreign exchange student at NCCHS in 1990-1991, Ms Foote meant a great deal to me. She quickly became much more than a teacher. We have been...Read More »
21 of 53 | Posted by: Cedric Dumortier - Belgium

“I can still hear her..."repita por favor!" Senorita Pie taught my cousin Iris, my brother Frank, my sister Haidee, my cousins, Jose and Iris and me,...Read More »
22 of 53 | Posted by: Margarita Devine - League City, TX

“There are teachers and then there are instructors. You say Sharon Foote and I remember her gift of making learning fun. Laughter in the classroom...Read More »
23 of 53 | Posted by: A friend

“La Senorita Pie queda estar en mi corazon de oracion por todos los dias que vivo en esta tierra. *Miss Foote remains to be in my praying heart...Read More »
24 of 53 | Posted by: A friend

“Dwayne, My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sharon will truely be missed. ”
25 of 53 | Posted by: Joe Bakshis - Buffalo Grove, IL

“As a foreign exchange-student at NCCHS in 1990-1991, Ms Foote was one of the first person I met there. She was always supportive and took the time to...Read More »
26 of 53 | Posted by: Cedric Dumortier - Belgium

“Ms Foote was my Spanish Teacher (Teach and Encourage us to do what was Right ) My prayers our with her Family , especially Mr Dwayne Foote. ”
27 of 53 | Posted by: Babette Pullum - North Chicago, IL

“Sharon was a good-hearted soul who always had a smile and a kind word whenever we crossed paths. Dwayne and family we are so sorry for your loss but...Read More »
28 of 53 | Posted by: Bob and Julie Lyons - IL

“Dwayne so so sorry to hear.our thoughts and prayers are with you.we will see you tuesday ”
29 of 53 | Posted by: RICHARD Palmer - johnsburg, IL

“Dwayne, Sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. I am planning to attend Sharon's service on Tuesday. ”
30 of 53 | Posted by: Betsy Arnold-Metcalf - IL

“I was so sorry to read that Ms. Foote had passed away. She was my Spanish teacher for 3 years and a friend for the past 35 years, always hearing...Read More »
31 of 53 | Posted by: A friend

“Your we're a good teacher. May god bless you. Your student sharondiad Dubois class of 1988 ”
32 of 53 | Posted by: A friend

“You were one of the few teachers I really enjoyed having at N.C. May Gods angels surround you with a mexican hat dance!!! ”
33 of 53 | Posted by: Susan Jakimiak Aloisio - PA

“God Bless to the Foote Family. I will remember Ms. Foote always from greating me with a smile in the hallways of NCCHS. Although spanish was not my...Read More »
34 of 53 | Posted by: Knute Sandahl - Emmett, ID

“Like many I was blessed to have had Ms. Foote as one of my teachers. She was a caring teacher who truly loved teaching. She was also dedicated to...Read More »
35 of 53 | Posted by: Michael Mayfield - North Chicago, IL

“I am so blessed to have had Ms. Foote as my teacher for 3 years. She was so funny! She taught us Spanish with love, kindness and respect. I will...Read More »
36 of 53 | Posted by: Tracy Adams - Houston, TX

“Ms.Foote was an excellent instructor and I had lots of fun in her class, she will be missed. ”
37 of 53 | Posted by: Kenneth Kuykendall - Kenosha, WI

“Senorita Pie was my spanish teacher my freshman year at NCCHS in 1979.. R.I.P Ms. Foote ”
38 of 53 | Posted by: Joeann Caples- Crutcher - IL

“Descanse En Paz, Señorita Pie! ”
39 of 53 | Posted by: Audrey Johnson - North Chicago, IL

“Prayers & Condolences ascending as you deal with the loss of your Loved one, but do know she was a special individual to so many and she will be...Read More »
40 of 53 | Posted by: Melinda Charles

“Ms. Foote was my Spanish teacher at NCCHS. Her vivaciuos character continually perked up the entire class. R.I.P. Ms Foote. ”
41 of 53 | Posted by: Frank Wortham Jr - Las Vegas, NV

“Ms Foote was my Spanish teacher at NCCHS. God bless her and her family. ”
42 of 53 | Posted by: Shirley Barnes - Waukegan, IL

“Ms. Foote was a truly amazing individual. Her love of learning, and amazing teaching have impacted more than one life. May God be with you all. Lo...Read More »
43 of 53 | Posted by: Valerie Rodriguez-Gomez - Dulce, NM

“Ms.Foote is a wonderful Spanish teacher .I will miss her.God bless her and her family. ”
44 of 53 | Posted by: Threicy McDinnes - IL

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. ”
45 of 53 | Posted by: Robyn H. Norwood-Lee - Garner, NC

“Ms. Foote was my Spanish teacher for 3 years at NCCHS. I still speak words and phrases she taught me. My condolences to the family. ”
46 of 53 | Posted by: Karen Jarrett Evans - Gurnee, IL

“Condolances to the entire Family. ”
47 of 53 | Posted by: Beverlee Celestin(brooks) - VA

“Ms.Foote was a great teacher. She really cared about her students education and the spanish I know today came directly from her. May God Bless her...Read More »
48 of 53 | Posted by: Vanessa Greathouse

“My deepest sympathy to the Foote family. Sharon was a wonderful high school classmate. ”
49 of 53 | Posted by: Eenie Andrews-Rapplean - IL

“My thoughts and prayers go out to her family. ”
50 of 53 | Posted by: Sandi Satterfield-Doyle - TX

“Sharon was a very warm and giving person. She enjoyed teaching at North Chicago. I have many fond memories of her. God Bless. ”
51 of 53 | Posted by: Robert Stebbins - Prescott, AZ

“SHARON WAS A FOUNDING MEMBER OF THE NORTH CHICAGO COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL ROTARY INTERATIONAL YOUTH EXCHANGE COMMITTEE. HER GUIDANCE ENRICHED THE...Read More »
52 of 53 | Posted by: A friend

“Sincerest condolences from afar. ”
53 of 53 | Posted by: John and Marianne Huber - NV


Sharon R. Foote, 69, passed away suddenly on Monday, June 24, 2013 in Seattle, Washington, while on vacation with her brother. She was born October 8, 1943 in Libertyville, where she remained all her life. Sharon was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Libertyville, contributing as a deacon, volunteer and helped coordinate the church newsletter. She was also a loving teacher who truly loved her students. Sharon taught Spanish for 30 years at North Chicago High School, before retiring in 1994. She graduated from Libertyville High School in 1961, received her BA in Languages from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1965 and her MA in School Administration from Roosevelt University. Sharon was a member of the IEA and AFT, fighting for teacher's rights. She was an avid Blackhawks, Bears and Cubs fan and also enjoyed traveling in the U.S., Mexico, South America, Europe and to see her great niece and nephew in Michigan. Sharon was preceded in death by her parents, Robert F. Foote and Gladys E. (Giss) Foote. She is survived by her loving brother, Dwayne E. Foote, her nephew, Robert E. Foote (Jennifer), her niece, Debra L. Prinzing (Erik), her great nephews and nieces, Jason and Erin Prinzing and Allison and Brayden Foote. She is also survived by her aunt, Adeline Foote, and her loving cousins Mary Foote and Thomas Foote. She will be greatly missed by all who met and knew her. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Monday, July 1 at the Burnett-Dane Funeral Home Ltd., 120 W. Park Ave. (Route 176, one block west of Milwaukee Ave.), Libertyville. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 2 at the First Presbyterian Church, 219 W. Maple, Libertyville. Interment will follow at Lakeside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory can be made to her church. For information, 847-362-3009 or sign the guest book at www.burnettdane.com.

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Burnett-Dane Funeral Home
120 West Park Avenue Libertyville, IL 60048
Tel. (847) 362-3009

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