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Joan McClane Leftwich

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“I taught at the Concord Middle School, and worked with Joan for many years as we did the (in?)famous social studies research paper. I loved working...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Dann Chamberlin - Gaithersburg, MD

“A kind and beautiful person. I will miss her and her exuberant greetings. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Sandra Scott - Carlisle, MA

A being of light and inspiration... “Beautiful and kind Joan - the world is better because of you. Thank you for your spirit and light. Love is everywhere... Peace,Monika ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Monika Andersson - Concord, MA

“I have fond memories of Joan when my children went through the Concord Middle School. She was a wonderful librarian and took a genuine interest in...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Nancy Kerr - Concord, MA - Friend

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Joan was born on December 7, 1932 and passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.

Joan was a resident of Carlisle, Massachusetts at the time of passing.

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 7, 1932, the only child of George W. and Mary J. McClane, Ms. Leftwich attended the academically elite Philadelphia High School for Girls where she was a competitive swimmer and participated in drama, and graduated from Pennsylvania State University, where she continued her interest in athletics and drama.

A private burial for family members will take place on Wednesday, August 16th at Green Cemetery in Carlisle.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to "Friends of Tanglewood", 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 (please note "in memory of Joan Leftwich" in the check memo line) or by phone, at the Tanglewood Friends Office: 617-638-9267.