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Celebrating the life of

Lila Fitzgerald Thurlow

April 05, 1939 - September 29, 2023

Lila Fitzgerald Thurlow

Beloved mother, grandmother and friend, Lila Fitzgerald Thurlow, 84, of Richmond Hill, GA passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday September 29th after a short but difficult battle with cancer. 

Lila was born and raised in Lake Forest, IL and raised her children in the area. Lila loved working as a legal assistant and worked until her retirement in 2017 when she moved to Richmond Hill, GA to be with family. 

Lila was beautiful inside and out. She loved her family and her 3 dogs and she loved spending her days reading and enjoying the beauty around her. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Thurlow; her parents, Charles and Lillian Fitzgerald; her brother and sister-in-law Charles and Joan Fitzgerald; sister Claren Kennedy; and sister and brother-in-law Nancy and Lawrence Smith. 

Lila is survived by her sons; Lee Luick and David (Missy) Luick; daughter Elizabeth (Robert) Faber; grandchildren, Spencer Colbeck, McKayla Luick, Tyler Luick, David Luick, Jack Luick and numerous nieces and nephews. 

The service will be held at The Church of St. Mary’s located at 175 E Illinois Rd, Lake Forest, IL at 10:00am on Wednesday, November 22.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances can be sent to in her name. 



Sorry to learn of Lila's passing. Enjoyed our visit about three years ago at Richmond Hill. Our prayers are with the family. Dennis & Mary Fitzgerald

- Dennis Fitzgerald first cousin, Myrtle Beach, SC

A candle has been lit!

- Melissa, Richmond Hill, Georgia

So sorry to hear of Aunt Lila’s passing. Sending love.

- Mary Kennedy, Sacramento, CA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel

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