Streator attorney Richard J. Berry
, 57, died in a two-vehicle crash last night. Berry was first licensed to practice law in Illinois in 1977 and has been with
the firm of Myers, Berry, O'Conor & Kuzma, which has offices in Streator and Ottawa.
Berry's firm issued a statement expressing their sense of loss on Thursday morning.
"The firm of Myers, Berry, O'Conor & Kuzma, Ltd. has lost a valued partner and friend in Richard J. Berry. Mr. Berry was a vigorous litigator dedicated to upholding the rights and interests of his clients. He will be missed, as will the passion he brought to all he did."
Click here to read the obituary in the Ottawa Times.