Jean is a yoga teacher, life coach, writer, and end-of-life doula. She is passionate about creating transformational experiences and moving people toward a more conscious, compassionate, and fully expressed life, which includes the journey at end of life. She is inspired endlessly by nature, and lives by her motto, "Beauty is."
Margy has 27 years as a massage/bodyworker, is a homeopath, and facilitator of women's intuition and leadership programs. Her core belief is that wisdom lies within us, we have only to listen, and to love. Improvisational theatre led the way for her to explore, with others, ways to transform our world.
Nancy's 30+ career working in national forests across the country brought her to Cook County in 2012 where she and her husband decided to retire and live out their lives in this beautiful place. She has specifically been drawn to end-of-life work since being a primary caregiver for her Dad during his sudden decline and death due to cancer. She wishes to normalize dying and death as it is an important part of our lives. She desires to support our community members in aging well and having a good death.
Pat is a sales professional with a passion for helping people succeed. She has an undergrad degree in journalism, a masters in leadership and as she ages, a healthy disregard for rules. She became a Death Doula after assisting family members at end of life and find she ha s lot to learn. She also makes a mean red sauce.
Suzanne has taught and loved youth with different learning abilities, gardening, laughing, grandchildren, reading and watching mysteries, loves gooey and rich desserts, but above all, she loves people.