The Lake County Community Foundation, an affiliate of The Chicago Community Trust, announced the creation of the Robert F. Reusché Memorial Fund in memory of founder and revered advisor of The Lake County Community Foundation, Robert F. Reusché.
Robert F. Reusché passed away in the early morning hours on Tuesday, November 15, 2011. Bob devoted the first ten years of his retirement from the Northern Trust Company to The Chicago Community Trust, serving as senior advisor. It was during his tenure as senior advisor that he championed the establishment of The Lake County Community Foundation, a permanent charitable legacy in his home of Lake County. His giving spirit touched the lives of countless people. “The staff and board of The Lake County Community Foundation will profoundly miss Bob’s devotion to philanthropy, infectious curiosity about the world and friendly smile. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones,” Says Sylvia M. Zaldivar-Sykes, Executive Director of the Foundation.
The Foundation has created a fund in honor of Bob. To contribute to the Robert F. Reusché Memorial Fund of The Lake County Community Foundation, please click on the link, call 847.377.0520 x 23 or send your gift to:
The Lake County Community Foundation 114 South Genesee Street, Suite 505
Waukegan, IL 60085
About The Lake County Community Foundation
Since 2003, The Lake County Community Foundation, an affiliate of The Chicago Community Trust, has partnered with donors to leverage and guide their philanthropy to help transform the lives of the most vulnerable people across our county. The Foundation has contributed $2 million to nonprofit organizations that support basic human needs, community development, education and health throughout Lake County. By connecting the generosity of donors across Lake County with the most pressing needs of the community, we ensure that our county thrives today and for generations to come. Please visit: www.lakecountycf.org.