Beth Robinson, 83

Poet, runner, active member of Pilgrim Congregational

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Mary Elizabeth (Beth) McFarland Robinson, 83, died on Feb.19, 2017, 26 years to the day that her husband, Thomas Robinson died in 1991. She had been in a nursing home with PSP since her second husband, Robert Rogers died in 2013. 

She lived in Oak Park for close to 35 years, was active at Pilgrim Congregational Church, a board member at Pleasant Home, an active member of Phi Sigma, wrote poetry, loved classical music, won many medals in 5K runs, and was the librarian and audio visual specialist at River Grove Elementary School. 

Beth Robinson is survived by her son, Bruce Robinson (Li Han); Sandra Hansen (Edward); and Brenda Beiser (Kenneth); five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 460 Lake St., Oak Park. Memorial gifts may be given to Pilgrim Congregational Church.  

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