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Mary Kay McDonough McKay, 68

Mary Kay was born in Chicago March 9, 1952, to Norbert S. McDonough

and Rose Detzner McDonough, and grew up in a lively household in Mount

Prospect, Ill.. She died at her home in North Aurora on Aug.4, 2020.

She is survived by her son, Chris B. (Samantha) McKay, of Chicago, and

seven brothers and sisters: Susan (Robert) McDonough Crowson, Robert

(Mary) McDonough, James (Constance) McDonough, Patrick (Susan)

McDonough, Rosemary (Sam) McDonough Taffs Fugazzatto, Mary Eileen

(Frank) McDonough Trager, John (Jill) McDonough; and 22 nieces

and nephews.

Ms. McKay graduated from Northern Illinois University and University of

Illinois Medical Center, and was a licensed social worker and occupational

therapist, working mostly in the northwest suburbs.

In her youth, she enjoyed swimming, camping, canoeing, skiing, live music,

seeing good movies, and celebrating with family and friends. She had

extraordinary sewing and tailoring skills, making several wedding dresses

and coats. In later years, Mary Kay spent time with family, and enjoyed

seeing movies and dining out.

Mary Kay will be greatly missed by her family.

For more information, contact David McKay via email:

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