Chicago Services Set for Daryl Hawks

NBC Chicago sportscaster died this month while on assignment in Atlanta

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    NEWSLETTERS

    May 12, 2011: Colleague and friend Paula Faris recalls Daryl's professionalism and love of life. (Published Saturday, May 21, 2011)

    Chicago services have been set for NBC Chicago sportscaster Daryl Hawks, who died this month while on assignment in Atlanta.

    Old Saint Patrick’s Church, at 700 W. Adams St., will host a memorial service at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

    Bulls to Give Game 6 Ball to Daryl Hawks' Family

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    In a very moving gesture, the Chicago Bulls will be giving the ball from the Bulls win in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals to the family of Daryl Hawks. (Published Wednesday, May 18, 2011)

    Services were held Friday in Williamsville, New York, near his native Buffalo.

    Hawks, 38, died May 12 in Atlanta. He was found unresponsive by hotel staff in his room at Atlanta's Omni Hotel. He'd traveled there with an NBC Chicago photojournalist to cover Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

    Daryl Hawks Embraced Chicago, Its People

    [CHI] Daryl Hawks Embraced Chicago, Its People
    Organizations with which Daryl Hawks was associated share their memories of a man who refused to be just a bystander in life. (Published Thursday, May 12, 2011)

    The Chicago Bulls on Wednesday honored the three-time Emmy winner and former Marine by announcing that his family would receive the ball from that game.

    The cause of death remains unknown.

    In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Hawks Children Education Fund:

    Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest
    7777 Lake St.
    River Forest, IL 60305
    c/o Sean Olis

    Remembering Daryl Hawks