In memorial: Vernita Gray

VernitaGray4webEquality Illinois is joining the sad chorus of voices mourning the passing overnight of Vernita Gray.

A fighter for LGBT equality for over four decades, including eight years on the board of Equality Illinois, Vernita made history again last November when she and her longtime partner Patricia Ewert became the first same-sex couple to wed in Illinois thanks to a judge’s order.

Our condolences to her widow Patricia and to Vernita’s family and extended network of friends.


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