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Harriet Friedlander

May 20, 1931 - November 24, 2020
Co-founder of WiseUp: Aging with Attitude

Harriet Friedlander, a co-founder of our organization along with Libby Hill, passed away on November 24 at the age of 89. Harriet left a legacy for those of us on the North Shore. Here are excerpts from several of the messages we received paying tribute to Harriet. If you would like to share your stories about Harriet, please feel free to send them to Paula Cleave at and/or Libby Hill at

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- "Because of my many positive experiences I'm trying to interest others in joining WiseUp!"

- "It has so much to offer right now. There's no reason to wait until you 'need' it."

- "I felt my friendship base was shrinking. With WiseUp, I've made new friends that I would never have met otherwise. It was a great decision on my part."

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1603 Orrington Avenue, Suite 1800
Evanston, IL 60201
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