Bill Text: IL SR1726 | 2013-2014 | 98th General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Mourns the death of Ronald "Ron" Dean Marx.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2015-01-13 - Resolution Adopted [SR1726 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2013-SR1726-Introduced.html

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2 WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3mourn the death of Ronald "Ron" Dean Marx, who passed away on
4November 23, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer with
5his family by his side; and
6 WHEREAS, Ronald Marx was born on July 6, 1959 in Morris;
7his parents were Robert Marx and Ellen Marx; he was raised in
8Morris, graduating with the Class of 1977 from Morris High
9School, and was married to Barb (nee Neal) Siegel; on December
1016, 2006, he married Tina Darm; and
11 WHEREAS, Ronald Marx served in law enforcement as a
12patrolman in Morris for 5 years; and
13 WHEREAS, Ronald Marx started his career in 1991 as a
14firefighter and paramedic with the Naperville Fire Department,
15where he served for over 20 years; and
16 WHEREAS, Through his service with the Naperville Fire
17Department, Ronald Marx was dedicated to working with the
18community to strengthen relations, serving on many teams and
19committees; and
20 WHEREAS, Ronald Marx worked on the Naperville Fire

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1Department's accreditation process and transition into the
2Edward Hospital Emergency Medical System; he was also part of
3the Naperville Fire Department Fire Investigation Team; and
4 WHEREAS, Ronald Marx was known for his work with the
5Naperville Fire Department Public Education Team, where his
6luminous personality was a perfect fit for interacting with the
7public; those who knew him best characterized him as a true
8leader and great mentor to many new firefighters and
9paramedics; and
10 WHEREAS, On June 15, 2006, Ronald Marx became a member of
11the Morris Fire Protection and Ambulance District; he was
12promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in January of 2012; and
13 WHEREAS, Ronald Marx was a dedicated leader who worked in
14the development of training programs and officer development
15within the fire department; he rode in the fire engine until
16the day he was diagnosed; and
17 WHEREAS, Ronald Marx enjoyed traveling, camping, and the
18outdoors, but his greatest love was fire service and his 4
19grandchildren; and
20 WHEREAS, Ronald Marx was preceded in death by his father;

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1 WHEREAS, Ronald Marx is survived by his wife, Tina; his
2mother; 2 children, Nicole (Dave) Barr and Brad Chapman; 4
3grandchildren, Kiersten, Travis, Aubree, and Olivia Barr; 6
4siblings, Robert (Kim), Karen (Gary) Marshall, John (Deb),
5Jerry (Patti), Darrell (Lyn), and Dennis; and many nieces and
6nephews; therefore, be it
8ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we, along with his
9family and friends, mourn the passing of Ronald "Ron" Dean
10Marx; and be it further
11 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
12presented to the family of Ronald Marx as an expression of our