Linda Sandy Leibly
October 13, 2023
Linda Leibly (née Sandy), born on May 14, 1941, in Ekalaka, Montana, passed away on July 6, 2023, in Olympia, Washington, after battling lung cancer. She was 82 years old.
Daughter of Royal and Viola Sandy (née Cox) and sister to the late Sandra, Linda was deeply rooted in her Montana upbringing. Ekalaka was always home. Her sister and many Cox cousins were particularly dear to her, forming bonds that lasted a lifetime.
After completing her nursing degree at Montana State University, a yearning for adventure led her to Seattle, where she worked as a nurse at the 1962 World's Fair. She lat...