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“To the family of Lori Cavazos. I was saddened to hear of Lori's passing. She was a very kind woman. She will be missed. Please know she will be in my...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Carolyn Gaziano - Rockford, IL

“We are sending prayers of strength & comfort your way...we hope & prayer they help somewhat. Affectionately ~ Cathy & Jerry Binder ”
2 of 24 | Posted by: Cathy Binder - Sterling, IL

“Our deepest condolences from all our family, our hearts are with all the family.much love ”
3 of 24 | Posted by: Antonio Amador & Family Amador - TX

“May thoughts and prayers are with Lori's children and familys. Such a time of great sorrow. I spent many years working with Lori. She always had a...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Kim Davis - Sterling, IL

“I extend my deepest sympathies to your family. May Lori's soul be at peace with our Heavenly Father. ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: Sarah Johnson - Sterling, IL

“My most sincere condolences to Liz and her sisters Marci and Amanda and their families...May the arms of our Lord wrap you all in his arms and give...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Irma Martinez - San Benito, TX

“I had the pleasure of working with Lori .We also had the connection of my son Tyler and Liz going to Sterling High School together. I loved Lori's...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Julie Smeltzer - Sterling, IL

“Rest in peace ”
8 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“Marcie, Amanda, LizSo sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. We miss her as a neighborYou girls are in our thoughts and prayersGayle and Wayne...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“May She be filling her heart with joy and peace amongst all those who have Greeted her while they are all watching over you with pride as you carry ...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Lori Aylard - Morgan hill, CA

“May She be filling her heart with joy and peace amongst all those who have Greeted her while they are all watching over you with pride as you carry ...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Lori Aylard - Morgan hill, CA

“I worked with Lori for well over ten years. We helped each other in our daily routines. Lori was always kind and considerate. I remember I was...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: Karen Smith - Sarasota, FL

“Condolences to the Cavazos family. We feel your pain, our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. Lori was a beautiful woman with a...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Edel Cornejo - Ft. Worth, TX

“We are out of town condolences girls peace for your mom wonderful person she did what she could ”
14 of 24 | Posted by: Alex and Maryjane Barajas - IL

“Deepest sympathy to all of Lori's Family Words are hard to express at this time, wonderful co worker, may she be at peace, prayers for Lori and...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Kym Hayen - Milledgeville, IL

“I'm so very sorry for your loss. I remember Lori from Jr High and SHS. What a wonderful gal. So friendly and fun to be around. A great classmate. ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Lisa (Lenhart) Lollar - Loveland, CO

“Wendy, I'm so very sorry for your loss.My most sincere condolences to you and the rest of Lori's family, friends and co workers. ”
17 of 24 | Posted by: Kim Crowe - Prophetstown, IL

“Sorry to hear about your loss , she was a lot of fun to work withQfErF ”
18 of 24 | Posted by: Sharon Scuffham - ROCK FALLS, IL

“My sincere condolences Lori was a kind and a gentle lady, she always had a beautiful smile.yfvMC ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: Judy Repass - Rock Falls, IL

“So very sorry for your loss. Thoughts to family. ”
20 of 24 | Posted by: John and Rose Bushman - IL

“I was so sorry to hear about Lori! She was a wonderful lady which I am sure made her a wonderful sister and mother, grandmother! A true soul that...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Karen Kramer - Sterling, IL

“My condolences to all. She was a lovely co worker and will be missed greatly. ”
22 of 24 | Posted by: Miriam Ferrel - Rock Falls, IL

“Lori ~ you were kind, respectful & a hard worker. You raised 3 beautiful girls that are carrying on your love that you showed them to your precious...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: SheriMarie Abner - Cypress, TX

“Lori and I became friends when I started working at CGH. I have such fond memories of the good times we shared together!!! I send my deepest sympothy...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Pam Yingling - Milledgeville, IL


Lori Jean (McCoy) Cavazos
Lori Jean (McCoy) Cavazos, age 59, of Sterling, died Saturday, February 8, 2020 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford.
Lori was born April 6, 1960 in Sterling the daughter of Robert L. and Nancy L. (McWethy) McCoy. After working at CGH as a cardiology receptionist for 30 years, she answered her final call. The call was an offer she could not refuse, an appointment from which she will not be returning. This offer came with a huge bonus, a reunion with family and friends she has not seen in a long time, including her parents. Upon her departure, her task box was perfectly clean. She accomplished the only two tasks that mattered most to her, loving her family and loving God.
She is survived by three daughters, Marci (Greg) Glasson of Texas, Amanda (Peter) Bittorf of N.Y. and Liz White of Sterling; three sisters, Sheryl Beien of Sterling, Wendy (Mike) Hoerth of Sterling and Tiffany Glenn of Aurora; one brother, Doug (Patty) McCoy of Joliet; and nine grandchildren, Lauren, Emma Kate, Claire, Louis, Joseph, Jack, Ava, Lucy and Maxwell.
She was preceded in death by her parents and step mother, Mary.
Visitation will be Tuesday, February 11, 2020 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM, with the Rosary recited at 4:30 PM, at the McDonald Funeral Home, 505 First Avenue in Sterling. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the CGH Health Foundation.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.