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Forum topic by JADobson posted 07-07-2016 09:38 PM 960 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-07-2016 09:38 PM

Topic tags/keywords: lee valley leonard lee

I’d like to send my condolences to the Lee Valley and Veritas Tools family. Founder Leonard Lee passed away this morning. He built one of the finest companies in all of Canada and could teach the rest of the business world a lot about good customer service.

http://www.leevalley.com/en/LL.html
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/leonard-lee-obit-1.3669286

-- James


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#1 posted 07-07-2016 09:45 PM

Love the company, love the customer service. This guy knew how to build a business!

RIP, Leonard Lee.

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#2 posted 07-07-2016 09:50 PM

My condolences to the family. He built a great legacy and beat longevity the odds, who could ask for more.

-- Art

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#3 posted 07-08-2016 12:06 AM

Sad news…a great company with quality products

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#4 posted 07-08-2016 12:14 AM

Sad news. Hopefully the next man up continues the legacy

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#5 posted 07-08-2016 12:17 AM

My condolences to Rob Lee and family.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#6 posted 07-08-2016 12:27 AM

RIP Mr. Lee

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#7 posted 07-08-2016 02:05 AM



Sad news. Hopefully the next man up continues the legacy

- Tooch

From what I understand Robin Lee has been running the company for sometime now and has demonstrated the same commitments his father did.

Obit from Lost Art Press:
https://blog.lostartpress.com/2016/07/07/leonard-lee-founder-of-lee-valley-tools-1938-2016/

-- James

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#8 posted 07-09-2016 12:38 PM

Sad news. RIP Mr. Lee. Condolences to the family and friends.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#9 posted 07-09-2016 01:36 PM

All of the above holds true!

RIP Mr. Lee

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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