Faye L Cassingham
Faye L. Cassingham of Geneva, Illinois died Friday, January 15 in Geneva at the age of 92. Ms.
Cassingham was born in Wilmington, Illinois on June 11, 1928, the daughter of Louis and Josephine
(Jacque) Cassingham. She grew up in Wilmington, but lived most of her life in Geneva and Batavia. Faye
graduated in 1950 with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington,
where she had been a member of Kappa Delta sorority. After teaching school for a few years, she joined
Pier 1 Imports, where she worked as an administrative assistant for many years. Later in life, she
worked as a volunteer at Delnor Hospital in Geneva for 13 years, and was a member of the Friends of
the Batavia Public Library. She loved classical music, travel, golf and reading, and wove large,
comfortable area rugs in her spare time. Faye was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Gwen,
who died in infancy, and her brother Jacque. She is survived by six nieces and nephews and their
families, and many cousins. Yurs Funeral Home in St. Charles is assisting with private arrangements.