Barbara Ann Schon-Lundberg, age 62, of Glenview, died Sunday Oct. 28 in the arms of her family after a year long journey with brain cancer.
Life long partner and spouse of Bernhard "Larry" Lundberg. Mother of Russell (Luci) and Steven. Beloved sister of Albert (Roger Bridgewater) and Carol Reznicek. Aunt and friend to many. Barbara was a graduate of the Illinois School of Professional Psychology and used her skills in behavioral therapy with chronically mental ill adults. She was a relentless advocate for equality issues first with AIDS patients at Chicago House, BE-HIV: Evanston, The Names Project, and Safe Schools Illinois, ending with years of action with the Northern Illinois PFLAG Council. Acting as President at the time of her diagnosis. She lobbied for Marriage Equality with Equality Illinois and the many LGBT issues. She was a Mothers Day Fixture in the Gay community giving out hugs and kisses. Her most recent concerns were bullying and the misconceptions of the transgender community. She will be sorely missed in the LGBT community and her church home. A Celebration of Life service will be held 2PM Sunday Nov 4th at the Unitarian Church of Evanston. In lieu of flowers contributions to the church endowment fund or PFLAG: Northern Illinois Council would be appreciated.