Leon James Dwulet Jr.
1949 - 2016
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Leon James Dwulet, Jr.

October 8, 1949 to October 25, 2016

Jim Dwulet tragically passed away Tuesday, October 25th, in an aviation accident. Jim grew up in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, and attended Peddie School. He played golf at Stanford University and won numerous amateur golf titles through his college years. Jim lived in the Orinda area for over 40 years, investing in and developing real estate. For 43 years, he made regular appearances at Stanford sporting events and tailgate parties. Despite his new west coast roots, Jim was a passionate Yankee fan throughout his life. He loved his sports and his wide circle of friends. Jim continued to play golf at a very competitive level and kept all his golf buddies laughing while he challenged them to play their best. Jim's passion for fly-fishing, in both salt-water flats and fresh water rivers, took him and his friends to remote places as often as possible. In 2015, Jim became a very proud and very adoring grandfather.

Jim is survived by his beloved daughter, Lauren, his precious seventeen-month-old grandson, James, son-in-law Greg Cosso, who became one of his best pals, and Lauren's step-brothers, Will and Nick. In addition, Jim is predeceased by his brother, Fred and survived by his sisters, Donna, Joan, and Caroline, brother, John, and numerous friends, who considered him family. Jim will be immeasurably missed.

A Celebration of Jim's life will be held on Friday, November 4th, at 1:30 pm at Orinda Country Club. Donations in his honor can be made to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (https://www.bcrfcure.org).

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Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Oct. 29 to Nov. 3, 2016.
Celebration of Life
01:30 PM
Orinda Country Club
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November 8, 2016
Jim you are greatly missed...

...sending thoughts and prayers of comfort for your family...
Lori Lowe
November 8, 2016
It is with great sadness that heard about Jim's passing; Jim will always be in my heart as Rockstar
that he was, fun, edgy, humble, and loving.
Please continue to do your sweet dance moves and air guitar, that only you could pull it off with such a killer swag. Love you
Sara Silva
November 8, 2016
sara S
November 5, 2016
Condolences to Jim's family. I met Jim through Steve Voss and did 4 or 5 golf trips together to Great Britain and Kohler. A great guy with a wonderful sense of humor.
Donald Sterkel
November 5, 2016
Great Guy. Sold me my house in Lafayette.
Always kind and generous.
Richard Carpenter
November 3, 2016
We had the pleasure of getting to know Jim from his visits to Bair's Lodge. He was a wonderful man whose personality shined brightly. His enthusiasm and passion for fly fishing was endearing. Our condolences to his family and friends. He will be truly missed. Sue Vigue and Doug Meyer
Sue Vigue
November 2, 2016
Love, hugs, and condolences to all of Jim's family. I know he will be greatly missed. Beth
October 31, 2016
Rest in peace, Jim. Thank you for the opportunity to work with you when I was starting my career in real estate. I learned a lot from you and sincerely appreciate it.
Ron Willet
October 31, 2016
Played golf with Jim at Orinda Country Club. Didn't know him very well, but always enjoyed his company and sense of humor. A very good guy will be missed by many.
Peter Lombardo
October 29, 2016
Jim, You were a shining light in our world and we loved your humor, humility and wisdom. We will miss you dearly. God bless you, and we hope to see you again in the great universe. Rick & Suzanne Cordes
Rick Cordes
October 29, 2016
Tim & I will miss Jim's charismatic, boyish charm and his big smile.
Tim & Diane Millette
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