A celebration of the life of advocate Vicky DiProva will be held Saturday, May 18, 12:30-3:30 p.m. at Elk Grove Village's Fox Run Golf Links, 333 Plum Grove Rd.
DiProva, 54, died Feb. 12 due to multiple health complications. She was born May 18, 1964, in Elgin and lived in Chicago her entire adult life.
In the 12 years prior to her death, DiProva was a non-profit consultant, with clients ranging from Consumers Advancing Patient Safety, Season of Change Fitness, McLean County AIDS Taskforce, the Between Friends women's shelter and the National Runaway Switchboard.
She also served as executive director for a number of entities over a 20-year period, including Court Appointed Special Advocates of Cook County, National Association of Women Lawyers, Rape Victim Advocates and the Lesbian Community Cancer Project ( LCCP ) ( now the Women's Health Services at Howard Brown Health ).
Related coverage at www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/PASSAGES-Longtime-non-profit-advocate-Vicky-DiProva-dies-/65621.html .