French L. Eason

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French Leon Eason III

80, passed away on July 9, 2014 with an abundance of support from his loving family, dear friends and Seasons Hospice shortly after being diagnosed with liver cancer. French was born and raised in Evanston, IL. He attended Lake Forest Academy and Northwestern University. French loved the arts, especially opera, theater and visual art. He was committed to social justice and was a passionately dedicated member of several Unitarian Universalist congregations over his lifetime; his final church being Heartland UU. French held numerous leadership positions in these churches with a special talent for Stewardship. His professional career involved many facets of supply chain management at companies in Chicago, Toronto, Denver, Springfield, MO and, finally, Indianapolis.

French leaves behind his wife, Janet ("Jan"); sister, Mary Connor (Gerry Fallon); son, Doug (Becky Eason); daughter, Laura Eason (Erik Lochtefeld); 3 grandchildren, Grace Eason, Alec Eason, and Ellee Lochtefeld Eason; and several nieces and nephews. He will be deeply missed.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Unitarian Universalist of Indianapolis Church on August the 2nd at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, his family requests that memorial gifts be sent to the Southern Poverty Law Center ( or the American Refugee Committee (

Arrangements entrusted to A.R.N. Funeral & Cremation Services .

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on July 12, 2014
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