Ly­man Glen Lea

San Francisco Chronicle (Sunday) - - LIFE TRIBUTES -

Ly­man Glen Lea, a re­tired at­tor­ney-at-law in San Fran­cisco, passed away last year on Oc­to­ber 20, 2017.

Ly­man cel­e­brated his 60th wed­ding an­niver­sary with his wife Judy shortly be­fore his pass­ing. He is sur­vived by Judy, his four chil­dren Harold, Jen­nifer, Ge­off, and Heather, their spouses, and 10 grand­chil­dren.

He earned his law de­gree from the Boalt Hall School of Law and his B.A. in English at the Univer­sity of Cal­i­for­nia Berke­ley, where he was the pres­i­dent of his fra­ter­nity, Lambda Chi Al­pha. While at Cal, he met and mar­ried his wife Judy.

In 1962, Ly­man be­gan his le­gal ca­reer at the law firm of An­gell, Adams, and Holmes, lo­cated in the orig­i­nal Stan­dard Oil Head­quar­ters build­ing in San Fran­cisco. He led the firm through tran­si­tions to An­gell, Holmes and Lea, and Haines Bry­don and Lea. He spe­cial­ized in bank­ing and com­mer­cial law, and rep­re­sented many state, re­gional and com­mu­nity banks. He was li­censed for 50 years by the State Bar of Cal­i­for­nia

A na­tive of Roswell, New Mex­ico, Ly­man was the son of Ethel Lea and Wil­liam Mart Lea. He was born on July 15th, 1938.

Ly­man was a mem­ber of the army re­serve in the late 1950s, and af­ter a stint at Fort Ben­ning in Ge­or­gia, he and Judy moved to San Ma­teo Park, where they lived for nearly 50 years.

Among his af­fil­i­a­tions, he was an ac­tive mem­ber of the Bo­hemian Club, where he played clar­inet for the Bo­hemian Club Con­cert Band. He was also a mem­ber of the Pa­cific Stock Ex­change Club (now the City Club), and the Fam­ily Club, where he played in the club’s con­cert band.

He was pas­sion­ate about mu­sic, play­ing the flute, piano, gui­tar, and sax­o­phone. He en­joyed fly-fish­ing, hunt­ing, ski­ing, ten­nis, bik­ing and mo­tor­cy­cle rid­ing.

Af­ter re­tir­ing, Ly­man moved to Texas for 5 years, re­turn­ing to his south­west roots. In the sum­mer of 2017, Ly­man and Judy moved to St. Ge­orge, in south­west Utah. Ly­man passed away in St. Ge­orge.

Ly­man will be missed by fam­ily and friends, and re­mem­bered fondly for his love and com­pas­sion, his ei­de­tic mem­ory, pas­sion for mu­sic, the arts, and sports, and cer­tainly for his sage ad­vice. He was a won­der­ful hus­band, fa­ther, grand­fa­ther, and friend.

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