Phoebe L. Damon

Date of Birth

Dec 07,1952

Date of Death

Dec 05,2008

Phoebe Lovisa Damon died unexpectedly Friday, December 5th, 2008 of a cerebral aneurism. She was born December 7th, 1952 in Boston, Massachusetts, daughter of Kenneth R. Damon and Vera-E. Littlejohn Damon. After graduating from High School in Cazenovia, New York, she received her Bachelor’s Degree from Wellesley College in Massachusetts. Following college, she lived and worked in Boston, Ann Arbor, and Dallas.She held positions in lease and contract administration for European-American Bank on Wall Street, Bank of America in San Francisco, San Diego, and Chicago before joining Oce North America in Chicago. During her marriage, she was a professional bank administrator and lived in Zurich, Paris, and London. Raising and training horses was her passion. As a teenager, she became an accomplished equestrian, achieving the highest rank in the U.S. Pony Club, and continued her devotion to animal welfare throughout her life. Actively involved in the Fox Valley Wildlife Center, she began her avocation with wildlife rehabilitation in Marin County and San Diego, California.An accomplished linguist and flautist, Phoebe was an avid supporter of the arts, and a devotee of opera everywhere she lived. She enjoyed international travel, language and ancient civilization studies.She is survived by her mother, Vera-E. Littlejohn of Elburn, IL and two brothers, James Damon of Wilton, CT and Alex Damon of Cordell, OK and their families, and an extended family in Sweden. Respecting her interests, in lieu of flowers or gifts, donations may be made to the Fox Valley Wildlife Center in Elburn, Il 60119.A memorial reception to honor and remember her life will be held at Saturday, December 13, 2008 from 3pm to 6pm at Conley Funeral Home, 116 W. Pierce Street, Elburn, IL 60119. For information or directions call 630-365-6414 or 800-8-CONLEY or visit

A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday December 13, 2008 from 3-6 PM at Conley Funeral Home, 116 W. Pierce St., Elburn, Il 60119.

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