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LEON ROSE Leon Rose, of Henderson, passed away June 21, 2013, at the age of 88. Over a span of eight decades, he indulged in a variety of writing pursuits. He had been a newspaper and radio news reporter and editor, an advertising copywriter, magazine editor and publisher and owner/publisher of financial newsletters. In 1972, he co-founded Futures magazine, still published by others. In 1978, he and his wife, Joy, established LJR Communications and published two popular financial newsletters until 1991 when failing vision and aging forced retirement. During these subsequent retirement years, he delved into the field of fiction writing with the use of screen reading computer software, despite being totally blind. He and his wife, Joy, have resided in Henderson for over 10 years. They moved to Nevada after living in Maryland for over 30 years. He is survived by his wife; five children; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. A memorial celebration is planned. Please visit wwww.palmmortuary.com for more information.

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