From the July 9, 2017 Celebration of Life Service
Windy City Times Newspaper. April 23, 2017
OPAL Award Bio
Mel was recipient of the 2001 Oak Park Area Leadership Award. This is the write up from this award.
IL Senate Resolution Honoring Mel
At the request of Senator Don Harmon, who knew Mel, the Illinois Senate adopted a resolution to honor him.
Memorial Service Program
Full program pdf with biography
Memorial Service slideshow
Plaque for Mel in Scoville Park, Oak Park, IL