Murray Leonard

obit_leonardMurray Leonard, 93, died March 27, 2016.

Born in Scranton, Pa., Mr. Leonard grew up in the Bronx, N.Y. During World War II, he was a PFC in the US Army (83rd Reconnaissance Troop, 83rd Division), participating in the Battle of the Bulge, sustaining injuries and awarded a Purple Heart. After marrying Edna in 1958, he moved to Tucson  to pursue a career in the mail-order and retail women’s clothing business with his wife at Old Pueblo Traders and the Vicki Wayne retail stores, retiring at the age of 78.

Mr. Leonard was preceded in death by his brother, Sidney (Nora) Goldschlager of Rumson, N.J. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Edna; and son, Richard (Stephanie) Leonard.

Graveside services were held at East Lawn Palms Cemetery, with Cantor Janece Cohen of Congregation Or Chadash officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars at tribute.