Brittain, Diana M.

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Diana M. Brittain Soundex Code B635

The Diana M. Brittain Polio Foundation was created in honor of Mrs. Diana M. Brittain, of 2640 W. Greenleaf Avenue, a young mother of two, who died on Saturday, August 2, 1952, of Infantile paralysis, other wise known as Polio. The president was Gilbert H. Brittain, her husband. A total of $2,500 was raised to purchase an Iron lung by members of the Foundation.

Chicago Tribune, Sunday, August 3, 1952, page A10

Brittain, Diana M., nee: Diana Markovitz, age 28 years. 7548 N. Oakley Avenue, beloved wife of Gilbert H. Brittain, loving mother of Susan, Ruth, and Jay Scott. Dear daughter of Morris and Hilda Markovitz, fond sister of Elaine Rosenstein. Services Monday, August 4, 1952, 11:00 a.m. at chapel, Weinstein & Sons Funeral Home, 1300 W. Devon Avenue. Funeral private. Interment at Westlawn Cemetery. Member of Beth Emet Synagogue, Evanston, and Ner Talmid Synagogue.