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Warren E. Leary

August 3, 2021

Obituary


Warren E. Leary, 74, a retired award-winning journalist of Washington, DC, passed away at home.  A science correspondent who covered space travel, technology and medical issues for The New York Times and The Associated Press, he was greatly admired for his breadth of knowledge, his kindness and his sharp sense of humor. Many remember him as a consummate professional and a wonderful, loving role model for young people.

He will be forever cherished by his wife of 40 years, Jeanne Saddler Leary; his sons, Dana Osborne Leary (Elise) and Devon Warren Leary; his grandson, Cameron Warren Leary; his brother, Darryl Evan Leary (Barbara); his nieces, Katherine P. Johnson and Michelle E. Anderson; his nephew, Michael D. Leary and many other relatives and close friends.

The family appreciates everyone's love and support during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, the family would truly appreciate donations to the following nonprofit organizations:

Southern Poverty Law Center: https://donate.splcenter.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=1367

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America: https://secure.givelively.org/donate/sickle-cell-disease-association-of-america-inc/tribute-memorial-donation

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
August 14, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church
1908 North Capitol Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20002

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
August 14, 2021

12:00 PM
St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church
1908 North Capitol Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20002

Interment
Monday
August 16, 2021

10:30 AM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
13801 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20906

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