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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