Sandra Lyn Baer (“Sandy”), of Chicago, born on May 25th, 1955, passed away on December 20, 2020. Formerly of Hinsdale, Sandy graduated from Hinsdale Central High-school with the class of 1973. Sandy loved to travel and managed to visit all 50 states. She lived in San Diego for a decade, where she permanently improved the cuisine of Mission Beach when she opened “Red-Hot City,” (the region's first Chicago-style hot-dog-joint). Sandy was a patron of, and appreciated the arts, and throughout her life cultivated a deep affection for music. Her favorite instrument was the violin, which she more adored in passion than in practice. A member of the Second Presbyterian Church of Chicago, Sandy’s faith was active and important to her. Beloved daughter of the late Donald B Baer and the late Elizabeth T Baer, Sandy is survived by her sister, Linda Baer Latsko; her niece, Lindsay Latsko; her brother, Lawrence(Kathleen) Baer; her nephews, Matthew Baer and Kyle Baer; her niece, Lawren (Michael) Baer Joyce; her grandnieces, Frances Joyce and Fiona Joyce; her aunt JoAnn Teas; cousin to many; and by her friend and former partner, Louis Joseph Marini A visitation will be held on Saturday, December 26 at 11:30 am-12:30 pm at Adolf Funeral Home 7000 S. Madison St. Willowbrook, IL 60527 followed by a 1 pm graveside service at Bronswood Cemetery in Oak Brook. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (NETRF) can be mailed to NET Research Foundation, 31 St. James Avenue, Suite 365, Boston, MA 02116 or made online at www.netrf.org/give.
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