Douglas R. Early, age 71 of Wauconda IL, passed away Thursday May 11, 2017 at his vacation home in Cornville, Arizona. He is preceded in death by his mother Mildred, father Howard, and sister Marcia (Bob) Conard. He is survived by his beloved wife Sheila Early (nee Johnsen) and adored cat Buddy, dear brother Howard (Beverly) Early, sister-in-law Lynn Runyan, niece Danielle (George) Parsons, nephews Keith (Ashley) Early, Billy (Emily) Early, Carl Benson, Steve (Pat) Benson, and Bob (Lisa) Benson, grand-nieces Olivia Parsons, Megan Benson, Taylor Benson, Brianna Benson, grand-nephews Steve (Lindy) Benson Jr., Nick Benson, Quinton Benson, and many cherished cousins. Doug was known for his sense of humor, loved jazz and was an avid golfer, traveled the world, and had many, many wonderful friends and experiences. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. An online guestbook is available to sign at www.westcottfuneralhome.com
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