Leslie Charles Clare

February 14, 1917June 7, 2018

CLARE, Leslie (Les) Charles, 101, of Tucson passed away to be with his Lord on June 7, 2018. Les was born to Charles and Gladys Clare on February 14, 1917 in London, England. He served in the Canadian Army during World War II, moved to Tucson in 1953 and worked for many years at Arizona Portland Cement, retiring as the Plant Engineer in 1982. In his later years, Les enjoyed spending time with family and friends and playing the organ. He was also pleased to be recognized as one of Tucson’s centenarians on both his 100th and 101st birthdays. Les was preceded in death by his loving wife of 65 years Mary; his parents; son-in-law, Lynn Bizik; and sister, Irene. He is survived by his devoted daughter, Elisabeth Bizik; grandsons, Linley (Lee) Clare Bizik and Brent Clare Bizik and Brent’s wife Amy; great-grandchildren Evan Bizik and Elliana Bizik; and sister, Norma. As a remembrance, the family asks that you spend 101 minutes in coming days with family and loved ones in celebration of Les’ 101 years of life.


  • Visitation Thursday, June 14, 2018
  • Visitation Friday, June 15, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, June 15, 2018
  • Graveside Service Friday, June 15, 2018

Leslie Charles Clare

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