There will be a Celebration of Leslie with a Mass at Trinity Episcopal Church, S.B., at 1:00pm on Saturday, August 20, 2022. There will be a reception on the patio immediately following. All are welcome. Loud sneakers are encouraged.
Leslie leaves her daughter, Kirsten Deeb;her granddaughter, Nikki Willams; her great grandsons, Christian and Jayden Williams and their grandpa Joe Russo; her sister-in-law, Sandy Keery-Higgins, her nieces, Meghann Wright (and her son Calvin) and Tara Wright (and her son Cillian); her nephew, Heath Wright; her lifelong friends both here and abroad; and her companions, Lynn, Luigi and cats Torino and Liz (among others).
Leslie loved life. Born in Conn., She traveled the world. She loved her friends, animals and all the arts. She spent half her life battling painful, debilitating diseases. With the help of her ever-present wit, humor and determination and her outstanding and dedicated team of UCLA medical specialists, her life remained full and devoted to others. Leslie was a life force who will always be remembered and cherished.