I just found out that Douglas N. Cohen (Rockford Reminisce) passed away back in March 🙁
He was well known for running the Face Book Page called Rockford Reminisce
You can view it ~ CLICK HERE
His website is ~ https://www.rockfordreminisce.com/
I was a fan of his site. He posted a lot of positive stuff about the Rockford area and things that brought back many good memories. I had the honor to have chatted with him a few times online awhile back ago. He had a wealth of knowledge about the history of the area. And he was passionate about what he did. I was amazed by how much he knew about the history of the area. I was extremely impressed.
He was the one who pushed and pushed for Portillos to come to Rockford.
He created a petition and thousands of people signed it, bringing the Portillos restaurant to Rockford.
He even has a booth named after him inside the restaurant.
Sad that he has passed away 🙁
I know I will miss him and his posts on his FB page.
Rest In Peace Doug 😥
If someone could send me the location of his grave, so I can go out to visit him.
That be greatly appreciated.
You can view his obituary and sign the guestbook at https://www.gracefh.com/obituaries/Douglas-Cohen-2
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