Bill Text: IL SR2034 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Mourns the death of Robert F. "Bud" Ragalie.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2018-11-15 - Resolution Adopted [SR2034 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SR2034-Introduced.html

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2 WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Robert F. "Bud" Ragalie on June 15, 2018
4at the age of 30; and
5 WHEREAS, Bud Ragalie was born June 10, 1988, the son of
6Jean Harmon Ragalie-Carr and Gregg Ragalie; he was named for
7his grandfather; and
8 WHEREAS, Bud Ragalie attended Hatch and Lincoln Elementary
9schools, Roosevelt Middle School, and was a member of the state
10champion Little League baseball team of 1998; he was a fierce
11competitor; he continued playing baseball into his high school
12years and was an all conference selection for St. John's
13Northwestern Military Academy in his sophomore year; and
14 WHEREAS, Bud Ragalie graduated with honors from the Coyne
15Institute of Chicago with HVAC certification; and
16 WHEREAS, Bud Ragalie spent many years in Austin, Texas, and
17loved listening to music, watching movies, cross-fit training,
18cooking with his dad, traveling, and supporting the Chicago
19White Sox; and
20 WHEREAS, Bud Ragalie was a casualty of the opioid epidemic

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1who fought a valiant fight against the addiction; he and his
2family appreciated the good work of the Serenity House Alcohol &
3 Drug Substance Abuse Treatment Center; and
4 WHEREAS, Bud Ragalie was the loving son of Jean Harmon
5Ragalie-Carr (Jim Carr) and Gregg Ragalie (Kathleen Polk);
6brother of Stephen and Joanne; loving grandson of Anne Harmon;
7nephew of Glenn (Betty) Ragalie, Diane Ragalie, Joe (Marion)
8Harmon, Mark (Denise) Harmon, Gregg (Anita) Harmon, Marion
9(Jim) Pareti, Monica (Richard) Spurlock, Paul Harmon, and Dan
10Harmon; and cousin of Michelle Parilla and many others; he was
11predeceased by his grandparents, Joseph E. Harmon, Joan Nolan
12Ragalie, and Robert (Bud) Ragalie; therefore, be it
14ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
15Robert F. "Bud" Ragalie and extend our sincere condolences to
16his family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
18 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
19presented to the family of Bud Ragalie as an expression of our
20deepest sympathy.