May 26, 2017

Linda Patton Huff

Linda Patton Huff, age 68, passed away after a long fight with cancer on May 25, 2017 at home, surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her devoted husband James Huff, daughter
Laura Krishnan and her husband Ravi Krishnan and their two children Layla and Raj, and son Tim Huff and his wife Helen Badesch Huff.

Linda graduated from Purdue University with a degree in chemical engineering in 1970 as the only woman in her class. Subsequently, she founded and ran her own company, Huff & Huff, inc., with husband Jim, for 35 years. In 1991, she was recognized as an Outstanding Chemical Engineer by Purdue, and in 2000 received the Purdue Distinguished Engineering Alumni award. In 2010, 

Linda was invited back to Purdue to participate in the Old Masters Program, a special highlight in her career. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the Linda Patton Huff memorial
scholarship fund. Checks can be sent to Purdue Foundation with "Linda Patton Huff M
emorial Scholarship" in the memo line at 403 West Wood Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 or donations
can be made online at:

A visitation will be held on June 1, 2017 from 3-8pm, at Hallowell & James in Countryside (1025 West 55th Street, Countryside, IL) and a memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church of LaGrange (100 W Cossitt Ave, La Grange, IL) at 11 am on June 2, 2017.

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from May 26 to May 28, 2017

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