Richard F. Leggio
1958 - 2017
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Richard Francis Leggio, son of Frank and Anne-Therese Leggio of Wethersfield, Connecticut, died of natural causes in Dallas, Texas on December 29, 2017. Mr. Leggio was born in Hartford, Connecticut on September 17, 1958, and grew up in Wethersfield, Connecticut. He received a B.A. from Wesleyan University (Middletown, Connecticut) and an M.B.A. from the University of Texas. For the last 30 years of his life, Mr. Leggio lived and worked in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Leggio leaves behind two sisters, four nieces, and one nephew. After a private burial service, Mr. Leggio will be buried in his family's plot in Rose Hill Cemetery, Rocky Hill, Connecticut.



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Published in Hartford Courant on Jan. 10, 2018.
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January 24, 2021
I worked with Rich when he held a temporary position at a manufacturing company in Bloomfield CT in the early 1980s. He was instrumental in me rethinking my life. Eventually I left and went to university and retired as a Partner of one of the worlds largest privately held investment advisor. I frequently reflect on our conversations from the time. I drove my his home in Wethersfield recently, and thought I'd search for him and sadly came across this. May he rest in peace.
John DaCosta
Friend
December 29, 2018
It was with sorrow that I learned today of Rick Leggio's passing. I, like many others, tried to find him over the years, and could not. We met at SMU while he was finishing his MBA, and he hired me into Search Management Services after that. He loved that house on Reiger, and I can't believe how long ago it was that he was pushing my son's baby stroller at the Farmers' Market. My condolences to the family.
Philomena Jones
December 28, 2018
My deepest condolences to the family. It's very hard to lose a love one. May God give you peace, hope and comfort during this most difficult time. Romans 15:13
December 28, 2018
I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Richard Leggio
Please accept my condolences to your family. May God's peace help you get through this most difficult time. Philippines 4:6,7
Angela Mcintyre
November 14, 2018
Dear Rick, thank you for your kindness to me even though it was short, you were a kind heart.
David Burke
November 14, 2018
RIP RICK
Hello, I knew your brother and uncle. He was a very nice person, had a beautiful home and was very nice to me. I have just seen this, his passing, and I am sad. We dated for a time, a very kind person. I will miss him and have a sad place in my heart for his passing. I don't know the circumstances of his passing, but i hope he was at peace. It's almost a year and I'm sorry for the delay in my condolences, God bless Rick and his family. David Burke
David Burke
June 14, 2018
Rick was a very smart, funny, charismatic man. I only actually spent a total of a few days with him over a span of years; back when he was with Search Resource Management, playing tennis once in Virginia, and having brunch in DC one time several years ago when he was passing through. I lost track of him as many did, and only discovered his passing this month in searching for him. I extend my sincere condolences to his family. He was a bright light, a passionate and caring person, and someone who will be greatly missed. It was my privilege to know him, share some brief moments together, and enjoy his friendship and wry wit. Rest in peace my friend.
Adam Smith
June 6, 2018
I lived in the room next to Rich in Eclectic (Wesleyan). We had many late nights, and interesting conversations. And oh my lord did he ever make me laugh! I'm so sad to read this news, so late in the game. My deepest condolences.

Sincerely,

Vicky Bippart
Vicky Bippart
January 28, 2018
Rick, after searching off and on for the past three years and finding nothing, you can imagine my dismay and sorrow when I found your obituary, today. This is not the news I longed for, and it's almost hard to believe. But alas, I accept the reality, as I struggle to recall the last time we parted ways. Yes, it was a nice big hug you gave me as you told me to take care in that deep voice. That's been several years ago, and I and others have wondered where life led you. It remains a mystery. I just hope you continued bringing happiness to others as you did here in Dallas. We were missing you, and now we will miss you forever. Our condolences to your family and to those close to you.
Truly, Chris Leeds and your many friends in Dallas
Chris Leeds
Friend
January 13, 2018
Never forgotten, thank you for the fun times, be at peace Rick
January 10, 2018
You will always be one of my dearest friends. Rest In Peace, till we meet again.
Rigdon Fair
January 10, 2018
The Adil family wishes to express our profound sadness and condolence on the loss of Rich. I enjoyed our brief friendship while Mrs Leggio was our neighbor on Ridge Rd, reconnecting after Rich and brother Tom were childhood friends.
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