Wayne D. Staley, 93, WW II Army Veteran of Park Ridge & formerly of Elmhurst & Hyde Park, passed away exactly 16 yrs to the day that he lost his beloved wife, Joan on July 25, 2022. Loving father of Barbara Staley, Bruce (Laura), Cheryl (Craig) Crackenberger & the late Diane (Tom) Friend, Brian Staley & infant daughter Patricia. Cherished "grand poo" of Brianna & Trevor Staley, Josh and Jordan Crackenberger. Dear brother of the late Ralph. Fond uncle and friend to many. Long-term musician/singer at the Lyric Opera and various other venues such as Sasha's on Rust Street & Math Iglers on Melrose/Belmont. A celebration of his life is pending date & time.
Arrangements interested to Chicagoland Cremation Options.