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Teacher – Terence L. Leazer passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on August 25, 2011

Terence L. “Terry” LEAZER

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LEAZER Terence L. “Terry” Terence L. “Terry” Leazer, 87, of Sylvania, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2011, at the Franciscan Care Center. He was born June 20, 1924, in Soiux City, IA and was the fifth of seven children born to Clarence and Beata Leazer. He was a former teaching brother at the Marianist Order, for over 20 years. Terry had advanced degrees in math and taught in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Honolulu. He taught locally in the 80’s and 90’s at the former McAuley High School, Owens Tech and the University of Toledo. In 1970, he met his sweetheart, Marge, and married her. They just celebrated their 41st anniversary on August 17th. Terry was a member of Christ the King Church, where he served as a lector and Eucharistic Minister. Since retiring, he volunteered at St. Luke’s Hospital for over 10 years. Terry was a kind and faith filled person and will be missed by all who knew him. Survivors include his wife, Marge Leazer; son, Chris Leazer; daughter, Eileen (Jody) Collins; grandchildren, Anastasia, Emma, Grace and Jonathan; brothers, Delane (Marian) Leazer and Lynn (Ruth) Leazer and his sisters, Velva Maguire and Diane Gampe. He was preceded in death by his brother, Erven Leazer and sister, Lorna Conger. Friends are invited to visit from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday, in the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 Sylvania Avenue, where a prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Prayers will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, from the funeral home followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Christ the King Church. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ursuline Convent, Oblates of St. Francis de Sales or Christ the King Church. Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting our website at 

Published in Toledo Blade on August 25, 2011

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