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Daniel William Escalona

February 4, 1994 April 12, 2019
Daniel William Escalona
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Obituary for Daniel William Escalona

Daniel William Escalona, age 25, of Oak Park, died April 12, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago due to complications from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. He was the beloved son of Julio Alejandro and Margaret Escalona; loving brother of Isabela; cherished grandson of Delia Maldonado Ortiz and the late William and Bernice Boyter; dear nephew of Janet (E.J.) Talbot, William Boyter, and Robert (Gordana) Boyter; dear cousin of Kevin Boyter, Martina (Juan Carlos) Olivo Torres and Matea Boyter. Dan also leaves behind family members in Mexico and many dear friends. He was a graduate of Oak Park & River Forest High School, and received his undergraduate and master’s degrees in Journalism from The University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign. Visitation 10 a.m. until time of service 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, donations to Muscular Dystrophy Association (mda.org), Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (parentprojectmd.org) or The Intercept (theintercept.com) are appreciated.

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Visitation

Saturday

20

Apr

10:00 AM 4/20/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/20/2019 11:00:00 AM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

20

Apr

11:00 AM 4/20/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 4/20/2019 12:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy

401 Hackensack Avenue, 9th Floor
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Muscular Dystrophy Association

161 N. Clark, Suite 3550
Chicago , IL 60601

The Intercept

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