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Barbara Rich Carter
(05-17-1920 - 10-22-2013)

Barbara Rich Carter, 93, of Elgin passed away on October 22, 2013 surrounded by her family. She was born on May 17, 1920 in Chicago, IL the daughter of William and Ella (Galloway) Rich. Barbara was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Elgin and a longtime Volunteer with the Sybaquay Council of the Girl Scouts USA.
Survivors include her 3 children: David F. (Mary) Carter Sr.; Stephen (Jeanette) Carter and Jane Carter. 3 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, George Carter in 2001, and a grandchild Brian Carter in 2009.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. at the First Presbyterian Church, 240 Standish St., Elgin with family receiving friends at the church following the services.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church or the Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois.
Laird Funeral Home, Elgin is in charge of the arrangements. 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com.

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