Chrysa Richards obituary

Contact: Deanne Puca

Chrysa Richards, a former Western Michigan University staff member, died Jan. 8. She was 58.

Richards, most recently of Park Forest, Illinois, joined the WMU staff in 1987 and left in 1998 after almost 11 years of service to the University. She was a secretary for student activities and leadership in Kanley Chapel and secretary for the Center for Teaching and Learning in Waldo Library.


A celebration of life will be held at noon Saturday, March 18, at Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens in Palos Heights, Illinois.

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