Leon-Leyson-Obituary

In Memory Of

Leon Leyson

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valenda newell

November 09, 2016 | Indianapolis, IN

briza casasnovas

November 07, 2016 | Alice, AL

Rest in peace. You're an inspiration to everyone.

sara noak

April 20, 2016 | Chicago, IL

Deepest Sympathy to him and his family, Leon I had the deepest honor to read "The Boy on The Wooden Box" which was probably the most touching emotionally empowering book I have ever read. You were an amazing part of history and may God welcome you with open arms

robb jirschele

December 01, 2015 | Eau Claire, WI

His story remains with me: I once had the honor to hear him speak. One could tell that he had a beautiful soul. His is a story of overcoming trauma with grace and dignity. My sincere condolences to his family. Shalom.
Robb-Joseph Jirschele
Eau Claire, WI

daniel peña

July 07, 2015 | Los Angeles, CA

Rest in peace Mr. Leyson, my high school machine shop teacher for 3 years at Huntington Park High School, what you showed me i still do to this day at the very same place for 36 years, only recently did i learn of your passing and your life story and just for the first time saw the movie to learn more about it, i am for ever grateful to you and now wonder how all that affected your life has affected mine.
Thank you Mr.Leyson, Class of 1979

ida burke (hill)

March 08, 2015 | Watertown, SD

Rest in peace Leon

May 17, 2013

May the god of comfort be a source of strength for your family at this difficult time. 2Corn 1:3, 4. Deepest Sympathy, Sue, Concord, NC

diane thistle

January 18, 2013 | Boston, MA

May God welcome him with open arms!

jeanne swack

January 16, 2013 | Madison, WI

My father, Sol Swack, used to play tennis with Leon. Dad (now 90) absolutely loved him-would always talk about him, and would always add "he's a great guy". And he told me all about his story (which I also read in a book about the Jews rescued by Schindler). May he rest in peace.

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