Leonard Stanley Sawicki
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Leonard Stanley Sawicki
  • August 7, 1950 - January 2, 2018
  • Burke, Virginia

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Leonard Stanley Sawicki
Born 08/07/1950 in Erie, Pa
Resident of Burke, VA

Son of the late Louis and Sophie Sawicki of Erie, PA
Loving husband of Nancy Sawicki
Father and father-in-law of Matthew Sawicki, Michael Sawicki (Kirstin), Stephen Sawicki (Nora Mueller), and Katherine Kemper (John Kemper III).
Grandfather of Billy Sawicki, Sean Sawicki, Danny Sawicki, Kate Sawicki, Finn Sawicki, Celia Sawicki, Jack Kemper, and Clover Kemper.
Brother of Joan Bowersox, Janet Grosczkiewicz, Louis Sawicki, Jr (Betty) and Ronald Allen (Regene). He also leaves numerous nieces and nephews.

Len was a graduate of Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. He worked for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) before entering the private sector with Communications Satellite (Comsat), Director of Regulatory Affairs at MCI and as a telecommunications consultant. He retired to pursue his passions. Len indulged his joy for the outdoors working for REI. He served the people of Fairfax County as a substitute teacher.

You rarely saw Len without a smile on his face. His sunny demeanor welcomed every person who encountered him, and as a master story-teller he was quick to enthrall an audience. His love for people, sense of humor, and gentle heart left a lasting impression on all who had the pleasure to know him.
With an adventurous spirit and unwavering sense of wonder, Len taught his children that experiences had far greater value than possessions. As a train buff, he shared his love for travel with his family on many memorable cross-country journeys.

He was a true renaissance man; a musician, model railroader, Georgetown Hoya fanatic, games of chance enthusiast, and a lover of nature. Above all, he was a hopeless romantic who dearly loved his wife, children, and grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations designated in Len's name to:
Kate Hanley Family Shelter
www.shelterhouse.org
12310 Pinecrest Rd. Ste 304
Reston, VA 20191