James McCreary, 73

Practiced internal medicine

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James T. McCreary, M.D., 73, of Oak Park, died on June 3, 2020. Born on Nov. 26, 1946, he was a U.S. Army veteran (Vietnam). Dr. McCreary was a graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He practiced internal medicine in Chicago for over 40 years. A memorial will be held at a later date.

James McCreary was the husband of Linda Lee; the father of Christine (Keith) Odeen, Karen (Paul) Hawk, Daniel (Kelly) and Matthew (Jessica Yee) McCreary; grandpa to Alexis Odeen, Wesley, Miles and Elliott Hawk, Everett, Madelyn, Warren and Harlan McCreary, and Leo and Finley McCreary; brother of Eugene (Rosemary) and Timothy (Genevieve) McCreary, Mary Wiles (Matthew Barnard) and the late John (the late Linda) McCreary; and uncle and cousin of many. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Doctors Without Borders (www.doctorswithoutborders.org) or a charity of your choice. 

Arrangements were handled by Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home.

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