Bruce Joseph Leson
Bruce Joseph Leson
  • June 23, 1942 - June 3, 2015
  • Missouri City, Texas

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Bruce Joseph Leson, born in Philadelphia, PA, in 1942, passed away on June 3, 2015.

A graduate of Drexel University, Bruce dedicated his life to public service. He spent the majority of his career as financial director for various non-profit organizations including the Jewish Family Service. Bruce was also a tireless volunteer. He taught ESL classes at local community centers, and donated his time and energy to countless organizations, including B'Nai Brith, The Holiday Project, Friends of the Library, and many others.

Judaism was central to Bruce's life. As a Kohayn, he enjoyed regular involvement in the activities of synagogues across the country.

Bruce is survived by his wife Sybil Leson; his children Rebecca Mattson and Ian Leson; and his grandchildren Ethan Joseph Mattson, Julia Sophia Mattson, Jillian Kate Leson, and Oliver Holmes Leson.

Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Monday, June 8, 2015, at Emanu El Memorial Park at 8341 Bissonnet in Houston.