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James Arthur Garfied Wiggins

James Arthur Garfied Wiggins, 78, of Edgewater passed away April 28, 2022. Loving brother of Georgeann Johnson, LaJeane Wilkes, and Saundra Wilkes. Fond friend, uncle and cousin to many. James was a practicing Buddhist and was an accomplished editor, a published author, taught community college and ESL for many years. A Memorial Service will be held at a date/time to be determined.

Arrangements entrusted to Chicagoland Cremation Options of Schiller Park, Illinois.


I met James in the spring of 1975. I joined the same Buddhist organization and James was my first leader. I truly enjoyed our many dialogues and I have great memories from those discussions.

Al Hogan Jul 20 2022 9:44 AM