This article appeared in the Winter 2012–13 issue of Erikson on Children under the headline “In memoriam.”
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Erikson mourns the passing of Gene R. Saffold, an Erikson trustee from 2002 to his death in October, former chief financial officer for the City of Chicago, and long-time member of the Chicago Board of Education.

In his memory, the board of trustees presented the Edward Neisser Library with an inscribed version of one of Saffold’s favorite children’s books, Corduroy by Don Freeman.

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