Late writer, English teacher selling Naperville 2BD

Medium a1031fe341eecfe0f94920cef3b10ad9 The estate of Richard M. Eastman has listed for sale a two-bedroom, two-bath home at 961 E. Porter Ave. in Naperville for $549,900.

The 1,781-square-foot home was built in 1957 in the Greater Huntington Estates neighborhood. Jack Ehlert of Keller Williams Real Estate is the agent for the listing.

Eastman was a writer and co-founder of Naperville Writers Group. He also served as an English teacher, dean of faculty, chairman of general studies and vice president for academic affairs at North Central College in Naperville.

He earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Oberlin College. He also received a master's degree and a doctorate degree from the University of Chicago. He died in June 2009.

There were 298 sales in Naperville in 2008, with a median price of $320,000.