David DeCoursey

David DeCoursey Remembered

It is with great sadness that we share that David DeCoursey passed away on December 18th after a courageous battle with cancer. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.

David began his career-long commitment to Leadership Greater Chicago as a member of the first class of 1985, before becoming the Executive Director in 1989. In his time with the organization LGC grew from under 100 Fellows to nearly 1,000, who continue to create impact from Chicago to the nation’s Capital. David dedicated 25 years developing civic leaders in what has become a proud signature of the Greater Chicago leadership community. We are grateful for his dedication and his friendship. He will be missed greatly by us all. If you would like to make a contribution in honor of David, click on the button below and select, "In Honor of David DeCoursey." Funds will go toward establishing the David DeCoursey Fellow. The Fellow will be named every year. The purpose of the fund is to provide an annual opportunity for a deserving government, education, or social sector applicant to participate in the LGC Fellows Program.

The DeCoursey family, in lieu of flowers, would also appreciate gifts directed to the Yuma Community Food Bank led by Mike Ivers Class of '91. Click here to be directed to their website.

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