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Friday, January 3, 2014
Original Pioneer Tinker Harvey 1924-2013
Tinker Harvey 1924-1913
Chicago Tribune Dec 24:
"Tinker" Harvey was a force for the Democratic Party in the
traditionally Republican stronghold of DuPage County for nearly five
decades, and over the years stood up on issues including women's rights,
the environment and fair housing.
Harvey worked for years to establish the Democratic Party of DuPage
County," U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said in an email. "It was a hard, lonely
struggle, but she approached it with determination, force of will and a
caring heart - and she lived long enough to see some electoral
Please read more about her incredible life HERE. Memorial service information follows.
January 12th, 2:30 pm Memorial Service for Kathryn "Tinker" Harvey Please join the Harvey family to celebrate and remember her life on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 2:30pm, Avery Coonley School, 1400 Maple Avenue in Downers Grove. A reception will follow the service.
Paid for by the Democratic Party of DuPage County. A
copy of our report(s) filed with the Illinois State Board of Elections
and DuPage County Clerk is available (or will be) for purchase from the
DuPage County Clerk's office, 421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187.