Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Congressman Rush Statement on Passing of Dr. Irene H. Brodie, Former Mayor of the Village of Robbins

Jan 24, 2018
Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) issued the following statement after news that former Mayor of the Village of Robbins, Dr. Irene H. Brodie, passed away:

“Irene Brodie was a loyal, dedicated public servant who will be missed both in Robbins and across Illinois.  A trailblazer in every aspect of her life, she leaves behind a legacy of leadership, resilience, and advocacy that exemplifies the best of America.  She was the most persistent public servant I knew and always had the Village of Robbins on her mind.  She was a great source of encouragement and inspiration and never gave up.  I am certain that her legacy will continue to live on.  On behalf of all the people of the 1st Congressional District of Illinois, I extend my deepest condolences to her family, friends, and all those who had the pleasure of knowing Irene.”

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