All posts tagged "Bruce Conley"

  • Continuing impact

    Kaneville—About 60 people with shovels, garden gloves, rakes and brooms showed up on a misty morning for a little spring cleaning at the Conley Farm in Kaneville to get the gardens ready for community outreach programs in...

    • Posted April 15, 2011
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  • ‘Taps’ was Conley’s contribution to Legion

    ELBURN—The playing of “Taps” is a longstanding tradition at many military events, including Veterans Day celebrations.

    • Posted November 11, 2010
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  • A wonderful life — memories of Bruce Conley

    ELBURN—George Bernard Shaw once said, “I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live.”

    • Posted September 16, 2010
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  • Editorial: He inspired us all

    The world lost some of its richness on Saturday, when news of Bruce Conley’s passing made its way through our communities. Whether directly or indirectly, anyone who lives or works in the area has been touched by his...

    • Posted September 16, 2010
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  • Guest editorial: Grand Marshall thank you

    When I was a boy, I had a bad case of hay fever. So much so, that the only way I could watch the Elburn Days Parade was through the car window.

    • Posted August 26, 2010
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  • Conley receives Excellence in Caring award

    Bruce Conley received the first-ever Bruce Conley Excellence in Caring Award from The Alliance of Perinatal Bereavement Support Facilitators—Chicago Region on July 22 at Provena Mercy Center in Aurora.

    • Posted July 30, 2010
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  • Community prays for Bruce Conley

    KANEVILLE—Friends of Bruce Conley prayed for him Wednesday at Kaneville United Methodist Church during a day-long vigil ending with a service attended by nearly 100 people.

    • Posted November 26, 2009
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  • Conley committed to helping people with grief

    Conley Funeral Home director Bruce Conley became involved in grief support in the late 1970s, carrying on a family tradition he realized was crucial.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Conley earns community service award

    Conley has been active in the Elburn area his entire life. As founder of COCS, Conley has worked tirelessly to facilitate mental health services, especially in areas concerning grief and loss, to the residents of western Kane...

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Making a dream come true

    One of the many dreams Bruce Conley has for the Conley Farm in Kaneville is the creation of a three-season pavilion in the existing shed.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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