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Devora Leiser

Longtime Denverite and women’s advocate Devora (Dore) Leiser passed away on November 8, 2022. She was 93. A service was held November 10 at Mount Nebo Cemetery, officiated by Rabbi Yaakov Chaitovsky and Cantor Martin Goldstein. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

Born Devora Kaplan, Mrs. Leiser, a native of Oakland, Calif., attended the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in business. She worked for IBM and was transferred to Denver.

The Leiser family says Mrs. Leiser met Chester Leiser due to a wrongly-dialed telephone number. They married in 1954, and remained a couple until Mr. Leiser’s passing in 2009.

Mrs. Leiser was a strong supporter of women’s causes. She was one of the founders of The Women’s Bank, and was a longtime member of Hadassah, the League of Women Voters and the National Museum of Women in the Arts. She was also a member of BMH-BJ.

A devoted dog lover, Mrs. Leiser trained champion dachshunds. One, Ruby, outlived Mrs. Leiser.

Survivors include children, Dr. Jeffrey Leiser and Sharon Leiser; and grandchildren Abraham, Tzirel and Margalit Leiser.

Contributions may be made to Yeshiva Toras Chaim, Friends of Man or Food Bank of the Rockies.

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