Julie M. Layton (MSJ83)

Julie Marie Layton, 61, of Belleville, formerly of Deerfield, IL, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Julie received a Master of Science in Journalism degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and was an award-winning author with numerous published articles, poems and short stories. Beloved wife to James Weber; loving mother to Alex (Qian) Weber; cherished grandmother of Griffin Weber; dear sister of Diane (Wayne) Lindquist and Peter (Meg) Layton; and fond aunt to many nieces and nephews.