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John B. Whyte

January 25, 1938 ~ August 24, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

John Whyte Obituary

John Burnett Whyte, age 85, of Glen Ellyn, IL, son of the late John and Mary (Propernick) Whyte, passed away with his family by his side on August 24, 2023.  John was the loving husband to wife Marilyn of 62 years, beloved father to Jeff (Christy), Todd (Heather) and Mike (Julie Ferry), and cherished grandfather to Jack (23), Thomas (20), Hailey (19) and Katie (19).  

A proud family man and Scotsman, John was always out on the sports fields of Glen Ellyn coaching and watching his kids and grandkids play their sports.  He was an avid golfer playing courses around the Chicagoland area especially The Village Links of Glen Ellyn. He graduated Marmion Military Academy class of '56 and Western Illinois University, BS in Education, class of '60.

Friends and family may call from 5-8 pm Tuesday, September 12 at Leonard Memorial Funeral Home, 565 Duane St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137.

Funeral mass will be at 10:00 am Wednesday September 13 at St. James The Apostle Church, 480 S. Park Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. 

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The American Cancer Society, in John's name mailing address is P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741.

The family extends their sincere gratitude and thanks to the doctors and staff at Northwestern Medicine Cancer Center, Central DuPage Hospital, DuPage Care Center and Gentiva Hospice for the loving care that was given to John and his family during this time. 

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Memorial Gathering
September 12, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Leonard Memorial Home
565 Duane St.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Funeral Mass
September 13, 2023

10:00 AM
St. James the Apostle Church
480 S. Park Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137


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