Gerald D. Suttles Memorial Service Nov. 10 at 3pm, Bond Chapel

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A service in memory of Gerald D. Suttles (1932-2017), Professor Emeritus in the Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago, will be held at Bond Chapel (1025 East 58th Street) on Friday, November 10, 2107. Doors open at 3:00 p.m. Remarks will begin at 3:30 p.m. A reception will immediately follow the service; location will be announced at a later date. All members of the university community, friends, family, and the public are invited to attend to celebrate Gerry’s life. 


A renowned urban sociologist, Gerry spent most of his career at the University of Chicago (1967 – 1971, 1976 – 1997), where he helped revitalize the Chicago School of Sociology through his ethnographic research on Chicago slums and urban communities. 


In order to make the best possible arrangements for the memorial service, please RSVP to Meredith Clason,, 773-795-3183. If you need assistance, you may also contact Meredith. 


Donations to support doctoral ethnographic research may be made to The University of Chicago Department of Sociology in honor of Gerald D. Suttles.

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