KNIGHT EVANS, LEONA - Lucas County, Ohio | LEONA KNIGHT EVANS - Ohio Gravestone Photos


Calvary (Toledo) Cemetery
Lucas County,

Leona Evans
May 12, 1921
Aug. 25, 1988

A WSPD radio personality, Mrs. Evans was a script writer and interviewer at the radio station for 27 years. She retired in 1972. In 1958, she had presented a baby puma as a gift from the Toledo Zoo to Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco and was an overnight guest at the palace in Monaco.

Additionally, Mrs. Evans was a member of the America Women in Radio and Television, The American Association of University Women, Catholic Collegians, and St. Hedwig's Parish. She was a founder of the Toledo area Muscular Dystrophy Telethon and was active in both the Muscular Dystrophy and American Cancer Societies.

Buried in the Krzyzaniak family plot.

Range or Lot: 221, Section: 5

Contributed on 6/18/14 by keyholes
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Submitted: 6/18/14 • Approved: 6/21/14 • Last Updated: 8/13/15 • R191175-G191174-S3

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