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Condolences Pour In For Former Senator, Carlinville Mayor Deanna Demuzio

Condolences poured in across the State of Illinois for the late Deanna Demuzio, Carlinville Mayor who passed away on Tuesday. State Senator Andy Manar said that Demuzio was a central figure throughout his life and always there to help, inspire, and mentor. He went on to praise Demuzio saying that she was a trailblazer and admired by many.


Illinois Senate President Don Harmon thanked Demuzio for her life to the community and public service. He also went on to talk about the work that Demuzio did to improve the education system and remembered the time that they worked together in the Illinois Senate.


US Representative Rodney Davis also sent his condolences saying that Demuzio was a passionate advocate for Carlinville and Macoupin County. Representative Davis said Demuzio was great to work with and party labels didn’t matter to her.

State Representative Avery Bourne via Facebook noted her appreciation of Demuzio for going out of her way to introduce her to the many great people of Carlinville, to help when needed, and to share the latest news from Carlinville and Macoupin County.


Deanna Demuzio was 77. The official statement was made via the City’s Facebook page,


“With deep sorrow and regret, we share the passing of Mayor Deanna Demuzio on Oct. 20, 2020. Mayor Demuzio has served the City of Carlinville as Mayor for the past 7 1/2 years. Her dedication to her position as Mayor was beyond compare. We are extremely saddened with word of her passing and we will miss her leadership along with daily conversations. Please keep her family in your thoughts and prayers."

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