Obituary for Sandra "Sandy" Roth (Gladstone)
Sandra “Sandy” Roth, nee Gladstone, age 74, beloved wife of the late David Roth; loving mother and best friend of Dr. Abbie Roth; adored Nana of Daniel; devoted daughter of the late Julius and Selma Gladstone; cherished sister of Lori Gladstone and Howard Gladstone; dear aunt of Pebble Kranz. Sandy was the “Mayor” of 340 On The Park. She was an accomplished community organizer; leading a grassroots campaign to build the first library in the Village of Bloomingdale. She founded the Children’s Arts Program (Oblio), which brought the arts from Downtown Chicago to the children of the western suburbs. Sandy also worked in the field of marketing for Charles Levy Publishing, Majers Accounting and MRCA. Her last profession was the owner of Collect and Recollect Antiques. Service Monday, 1:30 p.m. at The Chapel, 8851 Skokie Blvd., Skokie (at Niles Center Rd.). Interment Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Division of Medical Oncology, Section of Pancreatic Cancer Research at the University of Chicago, 5841 S. Maryland Ave., Chicago, IL 60637 or Lookingglass Theatre, John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1330, Chicago, IL 60611, www.lookingglasstheatre.org. Info: The Goldman Funeral Group, www.goldmanfuneralgroup.com (847) 478-1600.