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“Sharon was a wonderful person and teacher. She helped make NCCHS the special place it was. Dwane, my sympathies go out to you. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Judy Friedes-Craig

“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 »
2 of 9 | 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...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Jackie Hendricks - 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 »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Kim Stanton Hartigan - Wilmette, , 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 »
5 of 9 | 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 »
6 of 9 | 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 »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Cedric Dumortier - Belgium

“Dwayne, Sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. I am planning to attend Sharon's service on Tuesday. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Betsy Arnold-Metcalf - IL

“Sincerest condolences from afar. ”
9 of 9 | 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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