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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian Leanne Bonifas

Leanne Bonifas 48, Peoria IL passed away on Wednesday September 17, 2014, peacefully with her family at her side. She was born on May 7, 1966 in Aurora, Illinois. Leanne graduated from Aurora Central Catholic in 1984. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Education in 1988 and Masters in Counseling in 2011, both from Bradley University. Leanne was a stellar athlete, playing softball at Bradley University from 1984 to 1988. She was a catcher, and outstanding hitter. She played for the Avanti's...
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