ESPN Pay Tribute to Producer Leah Siegel, Whose Battle With Cancer Ended This Morning
I knew Leah through a friend, one of her best, who will come back to Dallas at week's end for her funeral. A few months ago, Ed Werder, the former News writer with whom Leah worked at ESPN, set up a fund to help the family offset the mounting expenses. Chris Mortensen, upon announcing her death, writes, "It's folks you don't see on camera that make ESPN a success story." My condolences to all who knew her (she was beloved by her Lakewood neighbors) and worked with her. Leah was but 43.