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James F. Dryden

August 2, 1943 ~ June 10, 2022 (age 78)


James F. Dryden, age 78, of Hawthorn Woods, IL passed away peacefully on Friday, June 10, 2022.

James is survived by his loving children, Jill (Mark) Mecklenburg and David (Pamela) Dryden; treasured grandchildren, Mallory, Hank, and Audrey; loving fiancée, Susan Fagan; cherished former wife, Diane Dryden; and beloved pet, Eva.

Preceded in death by his parents, Frederick and Victoria Dryden; and brother, Tim Dryden.

A visitation for James will be held from 9:30am until prayers at 11:30am on Thursday June 16, 2022 at Davenport Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Old Rand Rd., Lake Zurich, IL 60047 then driving in procession to St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church 33 S. Buesching Rd., Lake Zurich, IL for a Mass of Christian Burial at 12pm. Burial to follow at St. Adalbert’s Catholic Cemetery in Niles, IL.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite local animal shelter or to Honor Flight Chicago.

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


June 16, 2022

9:30 AM to 11:30 PM
Davenport Family Funeral Home
941 S. Old Rand Rd.
Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Mass of Christian Burial
June 16, 2022

12:00 PM
St. Francis de Sales Parish
33 S. Buesching Rd.
Lake Zurich, IL 60047

June 16, 2022

2:00 PM
St. Adalbert Catholic Cemetery
6800 N Milwaukee Ave
Niles, IL 60714


Honor Flight Chicago
9701 W Higgins Rd. Ste 310, Rosemont IL 60018-4703

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