Edward Charles “Ed” Mascari, Jr., age 61, of Crystal Lake, died suddenly Thursday, November 12, 2015, at his home. He was born November 7, 1954 to Edward C., Sr. And Lorene “Rene” (Quinett) Mascari.
Ed was a life long resident of the Northern Chicago suburbs, graduating from Conant High School, with a long entrepreneurial career in the area. As an A&R Promoter for RCA Records, he represented such well-known artists as Jefferson Airplane, John Denver, and Billy Idol. He later traveled as a Regional Manager for large restaurants, eventually becoming the owner of a number of restaurants. Ed was associated with the Schaumburg Auxiliary Police, and was a loving father who practiced martial arts with both sons, as well as being an enthusiastic supporter of their sports careers. His proudest moments were when his eldest son became a United States Marine and watching his youngest son recently graduate from middle school with high honors. Ed was known for his love to travel, his big personality, and outgoing manner. Ed will be missed by his loving sons, friends, colleagues, and patrons.
Ed was the beloved father of Edward C. Mascari III and Cristian A. Mascari; brother of Robert (Margaret) Mascari and Melissa (George) Pietro.
Ed is preceded in death by his parents.
Friends and neighbors are invited to gather from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, November 19, 2015, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
Inurnment will be private.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for his family.