Roger Leslie Drew Age: 91
Date of Death: 10/08/19
Place: Solana Assisted Living Surprise, AZ
Date of Birth: 12/13/1927 Place: Chicago, Illinois
Residence: Surprise, AZ
Year moved to AZ: 1988 From: Glenview, Illinois
Military Service: US Navy Full Lieutenant
Advertising Agency: President and Chief Executive Officer, Drew and Carr
Real Estate Agency: Manager and Broker, Merrill Lynch Real Estate
Retired from Merrill Lynch Real Estate
Graduate of New Trier High School Winnetka, Illinois 1946
Attended University of Illinois in pre-engineering, 1946-1947
Graduate of United States Naval Academy, B.S. 1951- Electrical Engineering.
Graduate U.S. Naval Submarine School, New London, Connecticut, 1953
Eagle Scout with Bronze Palm: Boy Scouts of America
Beta Theta Pi Fraternity: University of Illinois
Life Member Association Industrial Advertisers
Merrill Lunch Society of Excellence Award
Certified Residential Broker: National Association Realtors
New Trier High School- All-Suburban Fullback (1945) Honorable mention All-State Fullback (1945)
University of Illinois- Member Varsity Football team (1946). Big Ten Champions- Rose Bowl Champions
U.S. Naval Academy- Member Varsity Football Team (1948-1950) All American Mention: Place Kicker
Illinois State Squash Singles Champion- Class C (1965)
Illinois State Squash Team Champion- Class B (1970,1971)
Sheridan Road Downbeat Society (Dixieland Jazz Band)- Tuba
Yankee Doodle Dandies (Dixieland Jazz Band)- Tuba
Clancy Wolf Memorial Band- Tuba
Sun City Pops Band- Tuba
Shepherd of the Hills UMC Choir- Baritone/Bass
Arizona State University Choral Union- Baritone/Bass
Trinity Church of the North Shore UMC Wilmette, Illinois
Shepherd Of the Hills UMC Sun City, AZ
Founder of Wilmette Junior High Tackle Football Clinic
Wilmette Hockey Association Coach
Boy Scout Leader
Hobbies: Sports, Music and Photography
Spouse: Nancy Donaldson Drew (married Roger 6/9/1951 and proceeded in death-10/23/98)
Spouse: Mildred (Mickie) Drew (married Roger Nov. 25, 2000) - remembers Roger as kind, loving, generous person. They enjoyed bowling, playing cards, and cribbage. They traveled to Italy, Australia, Canada, Alaska. Roger and Mickie were always seen together holding hands.
Donna McBroom Chino Valley, AZ
Pamela Jenk Dyersville, IA
Sandra Metsker Concho, AZ
Paula Tichy Mount Prospect, IL
Steve Drew Carrollton, TX
Grandchildren: Heather Stroh, Chris McBroom, Curt McBroom, Holly Hussey, Drew Jenk, Brooke Bush, Rena Jackson, Chris Downey, Evan Drew, Brian Drew, David Tichy, Aaron Tichy, Jason Tichy.
Great Grandchildren- 19.
Memorial Service: Sunday, November 10, 2019 4PM. Shepherd of the Hills UMC.
Memorial Contributions: Hospice of the Valley. Shepherd of the Hills UMC.
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