Obituary for SMITH

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Wednesday October 17, 2012

SMITH, LEON D. Age 92, a long-time resident of Albuquerque, passed away Sunday, October 14, 2012. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Marie E. Smith of Albuquerque, NM; son, Stephen and wife, Bjorg Austrheim-Smith of Newcastle, CA; son, Bradley and wife, Anita Smith of Edgewood, NM; son, Philip and wife, Kelly Smith of Colorado Springs, CO; five grandchildren and five great-grandchild- ren. He had a passion for fine food and wine and enjoyed sharing it with his family and his many friends. Until his death, Leon was a dedicated patriot and would share his stories from the beginning of the nuclear age to all who would listen - there was never a shortage of people wanting to hear him. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Services will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2012, at 2:00 pm at French - Lomas followed by a reception, 10500 Lomas Blvd NE. He will be laid to rest privately at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Should friends desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Animal Humane New Mexico, 615 Virginia St. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108. Please visit our online guest book for Leon at www.RememberTheirStory.com FRENCH 10500 Lomas Blvd NE 505-275-3500

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