Sharon Anderson Leon

Anchorage, Alaska

Oct 25, 1942 – Jan 28, 2018 (Age 75)


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Sharon Anderson Leon, age 75, went to be with our Lord on Jan. 28, 2018. For the past five months, she struggled with health issues. What began as a pulmonary issue turned into a quadruple heart bypass and, due to complications, five weeks in ICU. Although she was strong, her body could not fight...

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Ed and family please accept my condolences

I was saddened to hear of Sharon's passing. I had the pleasure to work with her through the elections. She was a pleasure to work with in those long days. We had some great conversations and laughs. She gave all her efforts to make my days easier. My condolences to her family. She will be missed greatly.

There is no way we would have been able to start up the Kodiak Teen Court program in 1995 if it weren't for the HUGE HELP from Sharon, and I suspect the same holds true for the other youth court programs that started soon thereafter. (Put another way, she was the Godmother of the statewide Alaska Youth Court programs.) Sharon was a tireless advocate for Alaska's youth and she will be sorely missed.

Sharon was such a light that always had a smile on her face every morning @ H2O Oasis and she will be greatly missed. Rest In Peace my friend.

I will miss your smiling face every morning @ H2O RIP my dear friend

My earliest memories are of summer at the beach fishing site with my family, Aunt Dorth, Uncle Les and big cousin Sharon. Another is at their place in Spenard with a full house of Aunts, Uncles and cousins. Sharon was the oldest and coolest person ever. Always in charge and leading our choir, complete with pots, pans and spoons in Unc's camper. What a racket!! Our cousin was always so much fun. Always smiling, singing, and scheming our next adventure. I will always love her spirit and...

I had the privilege of being AYC president while Sharon was the executive director, and she was among the most supportive adults in my life at the time. Her life and work leaves a vibrant legacy in Alaska and beyond. My thoughts are with her family.

Mi querida amiga,
Your bright light will never be extinguished from my heart and the hearts of all of those who love you.
Your "roomie,"
Claire "issa"