In Memoriam: Laura Leissner Carlson, 1964-2010
Former staff member was battling kidney cancer
Posted: September 6, 2010
Laura Leissner Carlson, former graduate admissions coordinator for the Department of Government, passed away Sept. 2. Laura worked at the University from 2001 until 2006, at which time she left to become a full time mother. She was diagnosed with kidney cancer in January 2007.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, at 1 p.m., in Seguin, at Tres Hewell Mortuary Chapel. A reception will follow in the St. James Catholic Church Parish Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kidney Cancer Association, P. O. Box 3516, Oak Brook, Illinois, 60522, http://www.kidneycancer.org/index.php, or to the charity of one's choice.
An obituary may be read here.