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Obituaries: James F. O'Neil, Social Worker and AIDS Activist




 

Chicago Tribune (07/25/94) P. 1-10

Chicago AIDS activist James F. O'Neil, 38, died of complications related to the disease on July 22. O'Neil founded the Jonah Project, a program to fill Christmas stockings for AIDS patients at Cook County Hospital. He was also active with the speakers bureau of the Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center, and the AIDS Pastoral Care Network. The activist was also featured last year on a special edition of the MacNeil-Lehrer News Hour program examining the relationship between AIDS and religion. He is survived by his parents, two brothers, and five sisters.



 


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