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Maggie Daley

What Would Maggie Daley Say About Her Park?

Hermene Hartman | Posted 10.28.2012 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

We need a priority check. Both mayors should understand, Chicago will never be world-class if the gangs keep shooting; Chicago priorities and values should be safety first, education second, parks third.

I Remember Maggie Daley ... a Muse for the Arts in Chicago

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 01.29.2012 | Chicago
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

I know the word muse is an overused term for people who inspire creativity in others, but I find it appropriate to use when I remember the spirit of Maggie Daley and her commitment to the youth of Chicago.

Mrs. Maggie Daley

Hermene Hartman | Posted 01.29.2012 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

Some people teach us how to live, some people teach us how to rise to the occasion, and some people teach us how to die. She taught it all. She was a cultural force in this city.

Maggie Daley Remembered As Helping Shape Chicago

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 01.28.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Dignitaries from the highest ranks of government grieved alongside ordinary citizens Monday as the woman who served as Chicago's first...

'The City Won't Be The Same'

Posted 11.28.2011 | Chicago

First Lady Michelle Obama arrived in Chicago Monday morning to say goodbye to the city's longtime first lady Maggie Daley, who lost a long battle with...

Maggie Daley Memorial Sunday: Chicago's 'Heart' Through The Years (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.27.2011 | Chicago

Updated story As the city of Chicago continues to mourn the Thursday death of the city's former first lady Maggie Daley, a public memorial will be ...

Former Chicago First Lady Dies Aged 68

AP | Posted 01.24.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Maggie Daley, the wife of former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and a gracious promoter of the city's cultural and educational program...

Daley Daughter Moves Up Wedding Day Due To Maggie's Health

Posted 11.16.2011 | Chicago

The 27-year-old daughter of former Mayor Richard Daley will marry her fiance in a ceremony rescheduled for this week, rather than a previously planned...

Daley Calls City Audit On Donations To Charity ‘Insult To My Wife'

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 12.11.2011 | Chicago

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley on Monday denounced as "disgraceful" and a "personal insult to my wife" an internal audit concluding that recipients of ...

After School Matters To Cut Student Paychecks By 75 Percent

Posted 12.10.2011 | Chicago

Students in Chicago's After School Matters program, which supports student participation in after school enrichment programs by providing participants...

Did Mayor Daley Favor Wife Maggie's Non-Profit? Audit Suggests So

Posted 12.04.2011 | Chicago

A review of tax increment financing (TIF) public benefits clauses and charitable donations released Tuesday by Inspector General Joe Ferguson alleges ...

Former Chicago First Lady Has Spent Week In Hospital, Reports Doctor

AP | Posted 08.26.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Maggie Daley's doctor says the former Chicago first lady has spent the past week in the hospital and has been released. Dr. Steven Ro...

Report: Daleys Selling House Due To Maggie's Health Issues

Posted 07.20.2011 | Chicago

In 1993, Mayor Richard M. Daley made a move that stunned the city. He sold his family's home on South Emerald Avenue in Bridgeport -- the neighborhood...

Let It Rain!

Brian Dickie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brian Dickie

Yes it did , and no doubt next it will be snow. We had a horrible day here last Wednesday, cold, wet, winter.....and not the thing to go out in if a...

Maggie Daley To Be Released From D.C. Hospital Following Leg Pain

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's First Lady Maggie Daley, who was admitted to a Washington D.C. hospital over the weekend, is expected to be released today. Daley was in W...

Maggie Daley Back In Wheelchair, But No Sign That Cancer Has Spread

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley's wife Maggie was back in a wheelchair today after suffering the latest in a string of cancer setbacks: a fracture in her right leg where ...

Maggie Daley's Cancer Has Spread To Liver And Lung

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Maggie Daley's cancer has spread to her liver and lung, but is "well-controlled," according to an interview her doctor gave to WGN-Channel 9 TV. ...

Maggie Daley Undergoes Leg Surgery

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Maggie Daley received surgery on her leg today to reduce the risk of fracture posed by a malignant tumor, which is already being treated by radiation ...

Chicago's After School Matters Gives Students Apprenticeships

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Chicago's first lady Maggie Daley recognizes the importance of introducing young people to hobbies and opportunities outside of the classroom. In 1991...

UPDATE: Maggie Daley Out Of Hospital, Cancer Treatments Continue

newsblogs.chicagotribune.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Maggie Daley ended up at Northwestern Memorial Hospital today after possibly feeling the effects of undergoing her third session of a new cancer treat...

Maggie Daley, Wife Of Mayor Richard Daley, In Hospital

nbcchicago.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Initial reports from City Hall indicate she was not feeling well....

Mayor Daley On Wife Maggie's Cancer Battle: 'She's A Fighter' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley said his wife, Maggie, is "doing very well" after undergoing a bone biopsy Wednesday as part of her ongoing breast cancer treatment. "Mag...

Maggie Daley Undergoes Biopsy For Breast Cancer

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's wife has undergone a bone biopsy as part of her ongoing treatment for breast cancer. Maggie Daley was d...

Daley And His Wife's Income Down Substantially From Last Year

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley and his wife earned $183,992 last year -- half the annual income they reported just two years ago -- in part because the mayor is now the ...

Daleys Flew Only Once On Luxury Jet Of Non-Profit Under Investigation: Spokesman

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A non-profit company under investigation by the IRS and Congress flew Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and his wife, Maggie, to Singapore on its corporate ...