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HAYES - Leland L. Blanding III, 75, died May 12, 2010, at his home surrounded by his family.He was a native of Syracuse, N.Y. At the age of 16 Lee joined the Marine Corps, served a tour of duty in Korea and was a Drill Instructor at Paris Island and Marine Corp recruiter in Syracuse, N.Y. He was...

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May your memories of Lee bring you peace, comfort and strength. My deepest sympathy to you and your loved ones.

I am writing this from your computer... I miss when mom always said: LEE PICK UP THE PHONE!!! Love you and always will. Your the best. Miss you.

Papa, you will always be in my heart. i love you !

Papa, you will always be my biggest supporter in gymnastics. i miss you and i will never forget you. i love you !

Lee, Suzanne, Taylor, Jordan, Peyton & Reaggy,

We were all so sad to hear of Mr. Blanding's passing. What a character he was! We will certainly miss his antics and his colorful stories at your annual gatherings. It is without a doubt that his lively spirit will be with us regardless! What a terrific gentleman!

Please know that our hearts go out to you all and your family during this difficult time and in the days ahead.

With heartfelt sympathies,

Although I only met you a few times, I can tell by the wonderful family and wife you have, that you were an amazing man! I know you are in a better place and will never be forgotten!

He truly was the absolute best grandfather in the entire world. I couldnt of prayed to god for anything better than the times i shared with him. He was the best. He is in a better place now, but I will always miss him! I love you Papa!love your katherine alexandra....SOCCER BOPPER!(:

Three simple words: i love you!
You're amazing!

My Sweet Lee, I know you are finally at rest. I hope and pray you send me the peace of heart you wished for me. You are in my heart and soul and someday we will continue our journey together. I love you with all my heart. Goodnight hon.