The Chronicle -

By Richard Heyman
Chronicle columnist 

Through the Eyes of the Colonel - A tribute to my lifelong friend


November 29, 2018

This past week I received word that a friend passed away. This friend, Jack Leisure, became my friend in 1935 when we were both 11-years-old. Our friendship lasted all these years from belonging to the same Boy Scout Troop, DeMolays, and same classes in school from fifth grade to graduation.

The war separated us; I went to the Air Corps in Europe, Jack to the Marines in the Pacific. After the war, we lived in a town in Oklahoma, where Jack went to college and became a successful geologist and building contractor. I was in business for a short time then decided to make the United States Air...

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