In memory of
Robert McAllister
On Thursday, January 21, 2021, Robert "Bob" McAllister passed away at home with his family by his side at the age of 91. Robert was born September 24, 1929 in the Bronx, New York to Robert F. and Mabel (Schmidt) McAllister. He was a Sergeant First Class in the US Army. He fought in the Korean War and was the recipient of the Bronze Service Star. He received both his undergraduate (1955) and law degree (1959) from Boston College. He was a proud Eagle and loyal supporter of BC his whole life. On November 29, 1958, he married the love of his life Eleanor (nee Mullane). They raised two daughters, Deirdre and Elizabeth. He began his career as a labor lawyer at Dow Jones and was very proud of that time in his life. He was Vice-President of Labor Relations at the Sun Times/Daily News. From 1980-2015, Robert was a well-respected and admired arbitrator. He took his ethical and professional responsibilities seriously and valued his role as a mentor. Robert was an athlete his entire life; in his youth he ran track, as an adult he was an avid tennis player and downhill skier. He loved to cook. Robert was a lifelong subscriber to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and was always up for hearing live jazz. He loved relaxing in his garden and filled the house with roses. He kept up on current events and loved a good debate. Robert is lovingly remembered by his wife of 63 years, Eleanor, and their daughters Deirdre (Mark) Levine and Elizabeth (John Williams) and grandson Carter McAllister Levine. He is also lovingly remembered by his sisters Kathleen (Bob) Walker and Judith McAllister, his sister-in-law Margaret Laverty, and many beloved nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Internment is private. In lieu of flowers, donations could be made to the Juvenile Research Diabetes Foundation ( www.jdrf.org/illinois ) or a charity of your choosing. To leave a message for the family, please visit DonnellanFuneral.com . Info: www.donnellanfuneral.com or (847)675-1990.
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In memory of
Robert McAllister
On Thursday, January 21, 2021, Robert "Bob" McAllister passed away at home with his family by his side at the age of 91. Robert was born September 24, 1929 in the Bronx, New York to Robert F. and Mabel (Schmidt) McAllister. He was a Sergeant First Class in the US Army. He fought in the Korean War and was the recipient of the Bronze Service Star. He received both his undergraduate (1955) and law degree (1959) from Boston College. He was a proud Eagle and loyal supporter of BC his whole life. On November 29, 1958, he married the love of his life Eleanor (nee Mullane). They raised two daughters, Deirdre and Elizabeth. He began his career as a labor lawyer at Dow Jones and was very proud of that time in his life. He was Vice-President of Labor Relations at the Sun Times/Daily News. From 1980-2015, Robert was a well-respected and admired arbitrator. He took his ethical and professional responsibilities seriously and valued his role as a mentor. Robert was an athlete his entire life; in his youth he ran track, as an adult he was an avid tennis player and downhill skier. He loved to cook. Robert was a lifelong subscriber to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and was always up for hearing live jazz. He loved relaxing in his garden and filled the house with roses. He kept up on current events and loved a good debate. Robert is lovingly remembered by his wife of 63 years, Eleanor, and their daughters Deirdre (Mark) Levine and Elizabeth (John Williams) and grandson Carter McAllister Levine. He is also lovingly remembered by his sisters Kathleen (Bob) Walker and Judith McAllister, his sister-in-law Margaret Laverty, and many beloved nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Internment is private. In lieu of flowers, donations could be made to the Juvenile Research Diabetes Foundation ( www.jdrf.org/illinois ) or a charity of your choosing. To leave a message for the family, please visit DonnellanFuneral.com . Info: www.donnellanfuneral.com or (847)675-1990.
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-100

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-x
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