This weekend Camp Fire received the heavyhearted news of the loss of Cynthia LeRoy, a Camp Fire Guardian extraordinaire! Cynthia and her daughter Sharon have hosted Camp Cielo for over 45 years to the joy of hundreds of Camp Fire children and their families as well as welcoming children and teens into their home as Camp Fire Club leaders. Cynthia will be greatly missed by all.
Our heart felt sympathy goes out to Sharon and her family.
Cynthia C. LeRoy (February 18, 1936 – July 04, 2015 ) Cynthia LeRoy of Lompoc passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2015, at her residence in Lompoc. Cynthia was born in Los Angeles, California, on February 18, 1936, to John and Florence Colby. Cynthia spent her time as a member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, the Girls Friendly Society, the Doll Club, and the Lompoc Art Gallery. She was a den mother and a Camp Fire leader, participating as a board member in many positions. She was involved in the Children’s Auxiliary of Children’s Home Society and was the grandma host to over 40 exchange students around the world. She was a volunteer extraordinaire as a docent at La Purisima Mission in the Pottery Room and Relay for Life, and actively participated at Curves. Cynthia loved painting, sewing, and knitting, and she enjoyed playing Bunco as well. Cynthia is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, John & Janet Colby of Camarillo, CA; daughter Sharon LeRoy of Lompoc; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Kathy LeRoy, grandchildren Megan, Stefan, and Benjamin LeRoy, all of Santa Rosa, CA; son and grandson, Andy and Gavin LeRoy of Fremont, CA; granddaughter, April Tapia, and great grandchildren, Marissa, Isaac, Adrian, and Isabella Tapia; grandson and great grandson, Thomas and Evan LeRoy. She was preceded in death by her son Tomas LeRoy in 2008. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 9, 2015, at 11 am, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. Interment will be held at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Memory Garden. A reception will be held in Fitch Hall at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Mary’s, Camp Fire or La Purisima Mission in Cynthia’s name.