Julie A. Ridge

Julie A. Ridge, 34, a resident of Gurnee, passed away Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Advocate Condell in Libertyville, IL.  She was born December 26, 1984 in Chicago to Randy and Patty Ridge.  Julie was a member of Independence Park in Chicago and Warren Special Rec.  She participated in the Special Olympics enjoying the ice skating, broad jump, and other track and field events.  Julie is survived by her mother Patty Ridge, her father and step-mother Randy (Sherry) Ridge, her siblings Greg (Ashley) Ridge, Scott Ridge, Alex Mikrut, and John (Molly) Mikrut, her beloved friends Kim Fratus and Kevin Thomas, and she was a cousin and niece to many.  She was preceded in death by her grandparents.  A visitation is scheduled for Friday, September 27, 2019 from 4:00pm until 9:00pm with a family remembrance starting at 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  The funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 10:00am at the funeral chapel.  Interment will follow at Avon Centre Cemetery in Grayslake, IL.  Donations may be made to Smith Magenis Research Foundation at www.smsresearchfoundation.org.  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

5 Responses to Julie A. Ridge

  • Shanna Coakley says:

    Thank you for sharing your beautiful smile at our Santa event – loved seeing Julie have so much fun! Hugs and Prayers to the Ridge family.

  • Gail E REINER says:

    All of us in the Smith-Magenis syndrome community mourn with you and are praying that you will find comfort in faith, family and sweet memories of Julie.

  • Casey Torrey says:

    My heart broke when I heard the news. My thoughts are with you all through this terrible loss. Please accept my condolences. I pray that the love you have for each other will help you today and in the future. God Bless and comfort your family.

  • Julie, I know for a fact that your back in grandma’s arms, and Auntie La is giving you a bunch of hugs & kisses. From now on, you will be healthy and happy forever.

    Patty, our hearts go out to you & your family.

  • Jamie Sarti says:

    Have Wonderful memories of Julie and the whole Ridge family. Patty we are so very sorry for your loss you were such a Wonderful and Loving Mother. Julie was always so sweet to me when I came over she even came to visit at our house a couple times she always liked to ask me questions and would very giving with Kisses. Please know our thoughts and Prayers are with you all at this difficult time

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