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Leonard LaLonde Martyns


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Leonard LaLonde Martyns Obituary
December 11, 1934 - July 20, 2016 Leonard LaLonde Martyns, age 81, passed away peacefully at his home in Carlsbad, surrounded by family on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Len was a proud graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles where he spent many Saturday afternoons leading yells at the Coliseum. Len enjoyed travelling, watching his UCLA Bruins play football and basketball, golf, and most of all, spending time with his family and friends. Len served as an active member of the Tournament of Roses Association and the Glendora City Council, serving as Mayor from 1989-1990. After retirement, Len and Lois moved to Carlsbad, CA where Len continued his public service as a member of the Parks and Recreation Commission and the Mira Costa College Foundation Board. He was also a founding member of the Carlsbad Charitable Foundation and a member of the Board of Directors of the Hospice of the North Coast. Dr. Martyns served as a Professor and Associate Dean of Instruction at Chaffey College prior to his retirement. He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Lois; daughters, Lori (Kraig) Prestesater, and Lynda Luce; treasured grandchildren, Kelsey, Courtney, Kenny, Brittani and Tyler. A Celebration of Life will be held on August 27 at 2:00 at Christ Presbyterian Church, 7807 Centella St., Carlsbad. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Hospice of the North Coast, UCSan Diego Moores Cancer Center, or a .
Published in the Los Angeles Times from July 25 to July 30, 2016
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