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Remembering Ernie Santi

Thursday, May 5, 2016   (0 Comments)

Ernest John Santi, universally known as Ernie, passed away unexpectedly in his beloved Montana on March 15, 2016.

A native of Highwood, Illinois, Ernie started working at the Ravinia Festival when he was 16, becoming Ticket Manager in 1973, a position he held for over 20 years until his retirement. He was one of the founding members of INTIX (BOMI) attending the inaugural meeting in Milwaukee in 1980. He was a regular attendee at the annual conference, a long-time member of the INTIX Board and recipient of the Lifetime Achievement award in 1994.

He is survived by former wives Jan and Susie, herself a former INTIX member and first recipient of the Spirit Award, and children Scott, Stacy, Christopher and Todd.