Steven ‘Steve’ G. Fry

By on November 15, 2012

Steven “Steve” G. Fry, 66, of Maple Park, passed away peacefully with his loving wife Leronna at his side, on Nov. 5, 2012, at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill.

He was born Oct. 4, 1946, in Aurora. Steve lived in Wheaton, Ill., for 40 years before he and Leronna made their home in Maple Park. He graduated from Elmhurst College in 1970 and taught science at Glencrest Junior High School in Glen Ellyn, Ill. After teaching for more than 13 years, Steve decided to make a career change and took a position with Fermilab, in Batavia, as a computer networking specialist. In March of 2008, after 24 years with Fermilab, Steve retired.

Steve is survived by his wife of 42 years, Leronna of Maple Park.

Visitation will take place from 4 to 6:45 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, at Conley Funeral Home, 116 W. Pierce St. Elburn. A memorial service celebrating Steven’s life will begin at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Lisa Kruse- Safford, pastor of Cornerstone United Methodist Church, will officiate.

A memorial has been established in Steve’s name to benefit Loyola University Health System. Checks may be made to the Loyola University Health System and mailed in care of the Fry family P.O. Box 66, Elburn, 60119. Tributes may also be forwarded to the same address or on the web at