Leah Alexander, 1935-2017

Leah Rae Alexander, librarian of the Albright from 1983-1985, passed away Saturday, August 19th. She is survived by her husband Edward, her children Rebecca and David and their families, including grandson Philip, and great granddaughter Adalynn.

Sy Gitin, former director of the Albright said “I have only the fondest memories of her and the time she spent as the Albright librarian. She was not only a much appreciated Albright staff member, who made a truly significant contribution to the organization of the library, but a good personal friend.”

The Albright sends our deepest condolences to her husband and family. Her obituary as published in The Seattle Times can be found here.

Donations in Leah’s memory may be made to Medic One, Jewish National Fund, and the Elisabeth C. Miller Library at UW Botanic Gardens.