DeKALB - Former DeKalb mayor Bessie Chronopoulos, who served as the city’s third and most recent woman mayor from 1997 to 2001, died Sunday. The Daily Chronicle compiled photos documenting her life as DeKalb mayor and ardent community activist over the years.
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17th annual Freezin For Food Matthew Apgar - email@example.com
Former DeKalb mayor Bessie Chronopoulos stops to talk to WLBK radio personality TD Ryan after dropping off a food donation with her friend Efie Kitios during the 17th annual Freezin' For Food drive on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 at Hy-Vee in Sycamore. (Matthew Apgar / Daily Chronicle/Matthew Apgar - mapgar@shawmedia)