Maganini-4326121

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Richard A. Maganini of Glen Ellyn Richard A. Maganini, 48, passed away in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his wife and children, on Dec. 28, 2012, after a hard-fought 3½ year battle with brain cancer. Rich grew up in Hinsdale, the youngest of Helen and the late Dr. Robert Maganini, and graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor of journalism/communications. He was the director of corporate communitcations for Open Text Technologies for 10 years. He held prior positions at Arthur Anderson, Comdisco, Ameritech and Deborah Gordon Public Relations. Rich is survived by his loving wife, Tammy (nee Jackson) and was the proud fathe rof three children, Rihcard "RJ" (16), Michael (14) and Kelly (12). He is also survived by his mother, Helen; his brothers and sisters, Anthony "AJ" Maganini of San Clemente, Calif., Elena Maganini of Burbank, Calif., Gina Maganini of Glen Ellyn and Dr. …