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Leslie Lee Haydu Carter

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“I am so sorry for your great loss. May the God who binds up the broken-hearted and comforts all who mourn sustain the family during this challenging...Read More »
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“A brilliant light has been extinguished. Lee was illuminated and beautiful. So shocked to learn of her decline and passing. We crossed paths...Read More »
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“Dear Lee & FamilyFor many years we crossed paths in libraries and yoga classes and acknowledged each other without much commitment. But we kept...Read More »
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“So sorry to read about Lee's passing. She was an intuitive and sensitive person. ”
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“For many years Lee and I crossed paths in libraries or yoga classes. She was a very bright and illuminated woman. I remember how struck she was by...Read More »
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Leslie (Lee) Haydu Carter, formerly of Medfield, MA, age 74, died on March 6, 2018, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Lee is survived by her children, David and Kristin Robbins, of Natick, MA, Nancy and Scott Kane, of Medfield, MA, and Alexander and Emily Carter, of Brooklyn, NY, along with her grandchildren Nova (14) and Rex Robbins (10) and Brayden Kane (10). She is also survived by her sisters, Cynthia Bush, of Apollo, PA and Patricia Clorfeine, of El Cajon, CA. She is preceded in death by her husband, Graham Guy Carter, of Medfield, MA. Lee was born on April 8, 1943 in Brooklyn, NY to parents Edith and Leslie Haydu. She graduated from SUNY New Paltz in NY and soon after moved to Boston, MA, where she taught music (piano) and movement for 40 years. Lee was a kind, compassionate woman with a thirst for knowledge and a love of nutrition and exercise. She adored music, teaching and studied Buddhism for many years. The family will be holding private services. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Alzheimer's Association (

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