Leger R. Morrison
Leger R. Morrison
  • February 12, 1922 - April 29, 2017
  • Warren, Rhode Island

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Leger R. Morrison, age 95, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017. He was the husband of the late Lucia (Saviano) Morrison.

Born in Warren, a son of the late Leger J. and Corrine (Boulanger) Morrison, he was a lifelong resident of Warren.

A star athlete in baseball at Warren High School, Leger earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Bryant College and a doctorate in education from Columbia University. During WWII, he served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a professor of education at Bryant College for nearly 40 years before retiring in 1972 and was also a published author of secretarial manuals and a typing textbook.

Leger is survived by his niece, Michelle Murray; friend and caretaker, Lupie Ramsden; and his two cats, Buster and Belle. He was the brother of the late Florence C. Murray.

His Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 11 AM in Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home, 615 Main St., visiting hours prior to the service from 9:00 to 11:00 AM. Burial with military honors will be in St. Jean the Baptiste Cemetery, Warren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Warren Animal Shelter, 80 Wood St., Warren, RI 02885. For directions and condolences, www.wilbur-romano.com.