In Memoriam

January 7, 2022

Gloria Pagliarulo Johnson Rohr of Hilton Head Island died October 13, 2021. Gloria was born January 8, 1927, in Wilmette, Illinois and was the daughter of Nietta and Dominic Pagliarulo.

She was graduated from the University of Illinois summa cum laude with a BFA degree in Industrial Design in 1948. She was also Bronze Tablet and a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority.

Gloria was involved in the interior design of St Francis by the Sea Catholic Church in Hilton Head where she designed the alter, the stain glass windows and the 14 Stations of the Cross.

As a loyal alumna of the University of Illinois, Gloria established a Charitable Gift Annuity at the University of Illinois Foundation in support of the School of Art & Design. It provided income to her in her lifetime and upon her passing, the remainder of the annuity was placed in the Friends of the School of Art & Design Fund and will provide unrestricted support to the School.

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