Jeanne Ravid

Jeanne Ravid of Northwestern University

Age 72. Died peacefully on September 17, 2017. She is survived by her beloved husband of 47 years, Phillip, loving son, Michael (Hailey Moss), brother, William (Joan) Rosen, niece, Katherine Rosen (Christopher Follen), nephew, Daniel Rosen, brother-in-law, Steven (Missy) Ravid, poodle, Tiger Lily and African grey parrot, Louie. Jeannie was the daughter of the late Alvin & June Rosen. She was a long standing and well respected professor of Classics at Northwestern University for 35 years. She held a position as a senior lecturer and senior college advisor. She touched many lives and changed the course of generations of students. She was a warm, kind, brilliant, loving, well-respected wife, mother, sister, aunt, colleague, and friend to all she encountered. Jeannie was an asset to her community of Evanston, selflessly volunteering her time to the Child Care Center of Evanston and Uptown Center Hull House. Graveside service Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Westlawn Cemetery, 7801 W. Montrose Av., Norridge, IL. Memorials to the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, 520 Eighth Av., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10018. For more information call SEGUIN & SYMONDS FUNERAL HOME, Highwood 847-432-3878

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Sept. 18 to Sept. 19, 2017