Loren James Cunningham, at the age of 38, passed away Monday, October 22, 2012 of a sudden cardiac event. He was born in Indianapolis on August 2, 1974, the child of James Lee Conningham and Kathleen O'Neil Cunningham. Loren had graduated from Brebef Preparatory School in 1992 and attended Earlham College, where he received his Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences. He had worked at REM Wisconsin for twelve years providing support for people with cognitive disabilities. Loren helped many people in his short life and was much loved for his kindness and generosity of spirit.
Survivors include his mother, Kathleen, Indianapolis; grandmother, Ruth, Indianapolis; Aunt, Donna, Indianapolis; and dear friends; Alli, Catherine, Franzine, Heather, and JoAnne.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, November 4, 2012, from 1pm-5pm at the Gates of Heaven Synagogue, 302 East Gorham St. Madison WI. The Cress Funeral Home is assisting with the