PHOTOS: Judy Baar Topinka through the years

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Just a month after her re-election as Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka has died. She was 70 years old.

Her death ends a storied political career that spanned three decades.

Here are some more photos of the colorful politician that have popped up on social media today:

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  • Cathy and Terry

    Both my husband and I remember all the fun we had with Judy Playing 16 inch Softball in the Early 1980’s in BERWYN Plus when she was running for State rep. and Jim Thompson was running for Gov. we all were in the Houby Parade too with Millie and Charlie It was Great times… The parade kicked off a festival that was celebrated by all but honors the Czech and Slovak heritages of Cicero and Berwyn. Houby is the Czech word for Mushroom which is a symbol of the Czech harvest. Judy would make the day with her cheerful personnality…

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