Constance “Connie” Leigh Edward Leggett
March 8, 1940 ~ May 31, 2021
Constance “Connie” Leigh Edward Leggett died on May 31, 2021. She was born on March 8, 1940 in Ogden, Utah, to James Robertson and Arleen Bower Edward.
Connie has lived in Ogden her entire life, attending Ogden Town schools, and graduated from Ogden High School in 1958. She graduated from Weber College in 1960 and Utah State University in 1962. While attending Utah State in Logan, she became a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority. , making many lifelong friends.
She married Ralph Dee Leggett on November 30, 1962. Connie and Dee were married for 51 years until Dee passed away in 2014. Together they raised two wonderful sons, James and Ralph Dee.
Connie was a grade 2 and 3 teacher in Marlon Hills, then later in H Guy Child Elementary Schools until she retired in the 1980s to spend more time with her husband, who had retired from the Southern Pacific Railroad for health reasons.
Connie loved to collect antiques and had spaces in several local antique malls where she gathered many wonderful friends.
Connie was a life member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It has belonged to the Highland Ward of Ogden for 70 years.
Connie is survived by her two sons James Dee (Irvine, CA) and Ralph Dee Jr. (Salt Lake). She is also survived by one grandson, Conor Dee (and his mother Jennie Leggett), two brothers, G. Bart Edward (and his wife Debbie) and James R Edward (and his wife Barbara) and several special nieces and nephews. . She was predeceased by her parents and her husband.
The funeral will be on Monday, June 7, 2021 at 11 a.m. (viewing 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.) at Leavitt’s Autorest Memorial Park, 836 36th St., Ogden Utah.
Interment at Leavitt Autorest Memorial Park.
Condolences can be left with the family at www.leavittsmortuary.com