A Warrior Loses the Fight

A sad lull comes over the Windy City tonight as a city mourns a great lady.  Maggie Daley died this evening after fighting a valiant fight that began with breast cancer and mestasized to her other organs and bones. Earlier this year, Richard Daley left his position as Mayor of Chicago. It is now known that he just wanted to spend more time with his wife who had given her all to help her husband in his own political career. Maggie did have her own agenda, she championed for the poor , the LGBT community and also the arts. She established a program called After School Matters that allowed teens the choice to take classes out of school.  I know first hand about someone who has fought the battle and lost. But did she really lose? She survived enough to make a difference in this city. She may have established a program that gave birth to the next Jennifer Hudson or Bernie Mac.  And the woman was well loved and spent her life dedicated to her husband and her family. It would only be fitting that her husband would do the same. So I give my sympathy tonight to the Daley family and the city of Chicago,  she may have lost the battle but we will continue the fight , for the underprivileged  for the arts, and now I am sure for cancer.

Former Mayor Richard Daley and his wife Maggie.

Margaret Corbett Daley  1943 – 2011


About chitownstarconnections

Melanie Christy is am actress/singer who came to Chicago to pursue her dreams of acting. Coming from a small town in Ohio she has been enjoying the things that city life has to offer like great cuisine from all parts of the globe, parties with great people including celebrities, gorgeous fashions and of course fun! Follow her, read her blog and learn about all the amazing adventures you can be a part of throughout Chicagoland! Jennifer Hedrick is the photographer and techie for our blogs. She was born and raised here in Chicago. Her love of photography started when she was a child. She has photographed many celebs, events, fashion shows and more. She also considers herself a bit of a foodie and loves food porn. Her other loves include her nieces and nephews, animals and the shows Castle, Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, Grey's Anatomy and Scandal.
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