Memorial set for Lee Botts, environmentalist and former HP Herald editor.

Lee Botts (Contributed photo)

A celebration of the life of noted environmentalist and long-time Hyde Park resident Lee Botts will be held Saturday, Nov. 16, in Chicago.

Botts, who died in October in Oak Park at age 91, won numerous honors for her environmentalist activities. She also was a columnist and editor of the Hyde Park Herald in the 1950s and ‘60s

The memorial celebration will be at 2 p.m. at the Cliff Dwellers Club, 200 S. Michigan Ave., 22nd Floor, Chicago. RSVP online at