Leslie Elise (Fuller) Sands
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Sands, Leslie Elise (Fuller) LESLIE ELISE SANDS, 69, was welcomed into her Savior's arms on Sunday morning, November 29, 2020. Following a grueling battle with ALS, she passed away peacefully in her Los Osos home with her husband, Jon, by her side. Born to Corinne and Larry Fuller in Pasadena, CA, Leslie was a native Californian, deeply rooted in the San Gabriel foothills. Leslie devoted her talents to caring for her husband, raising their three daughters, and active advocacy in local community and church life on the Central Coast. Preceded in death by grandmother Ida Augusta Smith, Corinne Janet Fuller, and Lawrence William Fuller, Leslie is lovingly remembered by Jon Maynard Sands; her daughters, Elizabeth Marie Crusey, Kathryn Louise Sands, and Laura Elise Freeman; one grandson, Findley Fuller Crusey; her brother and sister, David Lawrence Fuller and Julie Lyn McIntosh; five nieces; and countless friends. Please leave remembrances at Leslie's blog: "Hound By The Sea." To honor Leslie's wishes, no services are planned. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Leslie's memory: -Baywood Park Community Church (Los Osos, CA) -Martha Olson-Fernandez Foundation for ALS (San Luis Obispo, CA) -ALS Association Golden West Chapter (Agoura Hills, CA)


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Published in Whittier Daily News on Jan. 24, 2021.
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February 3, 2021
Meeting Leslie in 1988 was definitely a highlight of my life .We found ourselves homeschooling and eventually putting our daughters in Los Osos Middle school. Our Daughters became best friends and shared their love for Jesus. Her love for husband ,children ,outdoors ,and eating healthy was an inspiration to me. I will never forget her unselfish ways of thinking of others ... Jesus wanted her home with him and I can be at peace singing with the angels to have her in their presence. I am confident that I will see her again ... Irene and Keith Gaffney
Irene Gaffney
Friend
January 24, 2021
I was a classmate of Leslie’s at Pasadena High School, Class of 1969. I remember Leslie as a very kind and lovely friend and I will keep this memory in my heart. I send my condolences to her family.
Elizabeth Romo
Classmate
January 24, 2021
Elizabeth Romo
Classmate
January 24, 2021
Lovely lady. Thanks for sharing your faith and yourself with me.
Bill Benica
Student
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