This fund was created in 2004 through the receipt of unrestricted bequests from the estates of Janet Irene Raymond (pictured here) and her mother Irene Raymond.
Janet Raymond (1940-2003) was a graduate of West Aurora High School.
She was employed in the Medical Records Department at Rush-Copley Medical Center and was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority – Chapter XI Zeta Lambda.
Irene Raymond (1909-1984) was born in Indiana and was a homemaker.
Roy D. Raymond (1908-1980), father of Janet and wife of Irene, was born in Plano and was a graduate of Big Rock High School.
He was the owner of the Lakone Company in Montgomery and was a member of the Kane County Board of Appeals for twenty years.
The family lived in Aurora.