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Advocate for Northwest suburban children dies at 89

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Ray Walker

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A noted advocate for Northwest suburban youth and the namesake of the Ray Walker Head Start Center, which serves 118 low-income children in Schaumburg Township, has died. Walker was an Arlington Heights resident and 23-year board member of the Community Economic Development Association (CEDA) Northwest Self-Help Center in Mount Prospect, which operates the Head Start center. He passed away Oct. 19 at the age of 89.
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