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Donald Boroian

March 20, 1935 ~ January 29, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Donald Boroian Obituary

Donald D. Boroian, beloved husband of Rosalie (nee Kerrins), loving father of Susan (Scott), Debra (Lloyd), Michael (Dawn), and Patrick, grandfather of Jen, Jason, Lloyd Patrick, Sean, Jordan, Eric, Elise, Ethan, Hillary, Brittany, Donner, Siobhan, and Kate, and great-grandfather of eighteen, passed from this life on January 29 th at the age of 88. He is preceded in death by ex-wife Sally (nee Zimmerman), daughter Alison Reindl, brothers Dodge, Berge, and Patrick, and sisters Agnes, Anita, Helen, and Anne. He is uncle to many nieces and nephews and Godfather to C.J. Koroll. He is stepfather to Marty (Karen), Patrick (Lisa), and Mary (Danny) and step-grandfather to Riley, Keegan, Regan, Alexis, Olivia, Ella, Tara, and Nicki. He was a teacher, public school band director, and professional musician. With more than 60 years of experience in corporate management, franchising, and business administration, Donald Boroian was a pioneering consultant in franchising and business expansion. He served as a member of the Industry Advisory Committee of Franchise Regulation, the Midwest Securities Commissioners Association, and the North American Securities Commissioners Association. He served on the Board of Trustees of Riverside Hospital and on an advisory board to the Board of Trustees at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He served as Vice Chairman of the Rush Alzheimer’s Center. He received a Distinguished Alumni Award from DePaul University in Chicago. He continued his post-graduate education at the University of Chicago Executive MBA program. He co-authored several books on franchising during his career. Born in Chicago in 1935, and living there all his early life, he moved with his family to Flossmoor where he became very active in community organizations. He was elected Board President of the Homewood- Flossmoor Park District; while there, he led projects to build the HF Ice Arena and HF racquet and fitness club and helped acquire the Irons Oaks Center. He coached state champion teams in youth hockey and was head coach of the H-F High School Hockey team for six years. He played on men’s league hockey teams for over 40 years. Of his many accomplishments, he was most proud of his family. He left a strong legacy of leadership and giving to family, friends, his community, and many charitable organizations. He was a fighter until the day he died. He will be dearly missed by family and friends. May he rest in peace. A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 24 th at 2pm at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 815 S. Washington in Naperville. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Chicago Blackhawks Alumni Association
are greatly appreciated (PO Box 72159 Roselle, IL, 60172; www.blackhawkalumni.com).

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