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Leslie A. Smith

1935 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Smith, Leslie A.
80, of West, Olive MI, passed away on December 14, 2015 after a long battle with cancer. She is survived by her loving family: husband James N. Smith, son Charles N. Smith and daughter Linda M (Smith) Holland, grandchildren Jenner and Charles Smith, and Emilie and Daggert Holland. Born on January 2, 1935 at Carthage, IL., Leslie lived most of her life in Libertyville, IL where she and Jim raised their family. She also found time to volunteer and founded the Libertyville Chapter of the Infant Welfare Society, which led the Grand Opening of the Marshall Field Department Store there. In 1998 the Smiths moved to Grand Haven, MI to the cottage where Leslie spent much of her childhood vacation time, and in 2000 started spending winters in Scottsdale, AZ. She will be missed by her family, and many friends in Illinois, Michigan and Arizona. There will be a memorial service at Messinger Pinnacle Peak Mortuary, 8555 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd., Scottsdale, AZ at 1:00 pm, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the , or a in her memory will be appreciated.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Dec. 16, 2015
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