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Notes for Caleb Harlan III CANBY

Caleb H. Canby III, J.D. Attorney at Law, 88, passed away Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, at home. He was born in Chicago and was a lifelong resident of Barrington. He was a corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps and a World War II veteran, serving in the Pacific. He was a volunteer firefighter for the Barrington Fire Department for 36 years. On April 26, 1957, he was issued a commission as a justice of the peace, which expired in April 1961. He also was a special prosecutor for the village of Barrington in 1970. He was a 55-year member of the Illinois State Association and served as the attorney for the incorporation of the village of Barrington Hills. For many years, he was the attorney for the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District. He also was the attorney for First Federal Savings and Loan of Barrington until its merger with Bank One (Chase). He was a commander of Barrington Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 7706 and a member of Barrington American Legion Post No. 158. He was a charter member of the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce. He was a master of Monitor Lounsbury Lodge No. 522 of Barrington, and he was a member of Loyal L. Munn Chapter No. 96, Cryptic Council No. 46, and Bethel Commandary No. 36, all of Palatine. He was a patron of Queen Ester Chapter No. 41 of Skokie and Arlington Heights Chapter No. 922 of Des Plaines, serving in that station many times. He also was a past watchman of shepherds of Liberty Shrine No. 113 of Libertyville. He also was a member of the Northern Illinois White Shrine Association. He was a member of Medinah Shrine a N.O.M.S. and was an active member of the Medinah Fire Unit. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie S. (Kunsky) Canby; three children, Ellen C. Lynch, Sarah C. Jackson and Caleb L. Canby; six grandchildren, Samuel H. Lynch, Jane E. Lynch, Rachel C. Jackson, Max C. Jackson, Beta M. Canby and Grace M. Canby; two great-grandchildren, Olivia J. Lynch and Chloe W. Lynch; his loving nieces, Heather (Clem) Schulte and Dawn (Clem) Gentsch; and numerous great nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Caleb Harlan Canby Jr. and Ruth Cudney Canby. The visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, until the memorial service at 11 a.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 337 Ridge Road, Barrington. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Barrington. A reception will be at the church after interment. Masonic and VFW services will be at the church.Barrington Hills when he was 6 years old.
Though he pursued a law degree from Yale, his particular skills probably would have made him even happier in academia, she said.

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