Brittain, Dianne M.
The Dianne M. Brittain Polio Foundation was created in her honor. She died on Saturday, August 2, 1952, of infantile paralysis, other wise known as Polio. 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, 1300 W. Devon Avenue. Funeral private. Interment at Westlawn. Member of Beth Emet Temple, Evanston, and Ner Talmid Congregation.