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Glyn A. Leach Obituary
Glyn A. Leach
Resident of San Jose
Or better known as "Butch" by his family and friends, was born in Madera, CA on Nov. 13, 1942 and went home to be with the Lord in Heaven on June 13, 2014. He graduated from Campbell High School in 1962. After graduation Glyn joined the US Navy which included a tour of Vietnam.
After returning from the Navy in 1968 Glyn secured a job at GE Motor Plant where he worked until GE closed, then he went to work at County of Santa Clara. Glyn met his sweetheart Nita and they were married on August 26, 1970. Glyn and Nita moved to East San Jose in 1981 where they became members of Alum Rock Christian Church. In 1983 Glyn was ordained as a deacon and he and Nita served the church faithfully until his passing. Glyn was an avid 49ers fan always wearing red and gold. Glyn loved to collect videos and DVD's, send e-mails to friends, set off fireworks and BBQ in his back yard as well as play with their cats, "Stars and Stripes". After retirement they spent many happy weeks cruising with their friends.
Glyn is survived by his wife Nita Leach, his sister Frances Aced and her husband Jerry, sister Becky Williams and her husband Mike, sister Judy Donahue and her husband Danny and all their families. Glyn is also survived by his sister-in-law Donna Cedervall and brother-in-law Bruce Cedervall and their families.
He truly will be missed. Celebration of Life July 12, 4pm at Alum Rock Christian Church, 2962 Story Rd., SJ, CA 95127. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the church.
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on July 6, 2014
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