Louis P. Vitullo, 77, of Glenview, formerly of River Forest, died on Aug. 15, 2022. Born on Oct. 15, 1944, he was a U.S. Army veteran as an officer assigned to Korea. A graduate of Fenwick High School, John Carroll University and Loyola University School of Law, he was a partner with the former law firm Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon and led their municipal bond practice. The former special counsel to Governor Dan Walker and lead counsel for Carol Moseley Braun’s campaign (the first Black female U.S. senator), he was also a board member of Misericordia Men’s Club and chairman of the board of REIA. He was the current chairman/president of Wayback Inn Maywood House and was a current board member of and former chair of World Chicago.

He loved to read, play golf and was extremely active in Alcoholics Anonymous. He maintained his sobriety by helping others maintain theirs. A Silver Gloves champion at Fenwick, he also boxed in the CYO’s Golden Gloves program and fought professionally. 

Louis Vitullo was the husband of Joyce (nee Schaller); the father of Bret, Louis (Sarah), and the late Clint Vitullo; the grandfather of Philip Vitullo; the son of immigrants; brother of the late Ralph (Elaine) Vitullo and the late Roseanne (late Paul) Proteau; and the uncle of seven.

Services were held on Friday, Aug. 18 at St. Luke Church, River Forest. Interment was private.

Arrangements were handled by the Original Kuratko Family Directors, Brian D. and Kenneth K. Kuratko, funeral directors.

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