Pamela Jeanine Leon was born in Los Angeles, California, to Homer and Rochelle Leonard in 1969. She was the couple’s third child. Her two older siblings, both males, were James, who was 10 years older than her, and Bradley who is 6 years older.
The family moved to Northern California sometime during 1971-72 due to a change in the father’s work assignment with IBM. At a very young age, Pamela was enrolled in a childcare program at De Anza Community College while her mother took classes through the Women’s Re-entry Program on the college campus.
Her early exposure to older children, i.e., her brothers, as well as the older children at the daycare center, was instrumental in Pamela’s rapid social skills development. She was popular throughout her school years, and such skills really came in handy when she became the mother of two boys.
In addition to her social skills, Pamela enjoyed reading, especially mysteries.
She also enjoyed making and buying gifts for other people. Pam became affiliated with St. Lucy’s, Catholic Parish, in Campbell, California, were she was baptized and received confirmation when she was in her thirties.
Pamela is survived by her husband of 27 years, Peter Leon, and their two sons, 16- year-old, James Leon, and 14-year-old, Christopher Leon. The family resides in Denver, Colorado.
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