6 Ron Santo diabetes walks held in Ill.

October 2, 2011 3:32:21 PM PDT
Thousands gathered around the Chicago area for the annual Ron Santo Walk to Cure Diabetes.

There were six separate walks in the city and elsewhere. Four members of the Santo family participated.

For 32 years, Ron Santo led the walk and helped raise millions for research into a cure for Type 1 diabetes.

Other walks took place in Schaumburg, Lisle, Palos Hills Libertyville and Peoria.