Rita Mae Glass, 74, of Sarasota, Florida, formerly of Chicago, IL, passed away peacefully on August 7, 2018 after a long battle with multiple myeloma.
Glass was the daughter of Francis and Albert Denk, and the loving wife of Dr. Richard McLean Glass for over 51 years. She is survived by her husband, her children, Dr. Katie Singer (Charles) and Brendan Glass, her grandson Marc Singer, her sister Carol Zahradnik (Steve), and Carol’s children Tom, John and Kristin. Glass graduated from Lourdes High School, got her undergraduate degree at Northern Illinois, and then her doctorate in education at Loyola. She worked most recently as a real estate broker with Keller Williams, and has also worked as an artist, a teacher and in assistive technology for disabled persons as a Vice President for the National Easter Seal Society. Glass was very involved as a leader for Landmark Education, and through that platform was dedicated to coaching people to change their lives in powerful ways. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends, and so many other people whose lives she has impacted.
Visitation Friday, August 17, 2018 11a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. at Andrew J. McGann and Sons Funeral Home, 10727 S. Pulaski Rd Chicago, IL. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery, 11500 S. Fairfield Chicago. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation in Rita’s name. For more information call 773-783-7700.