Obituary: Donna Lee Binnie Leach


Donna Lee Binnie Leach

June 19, 1938 – January 15, 2023

Donna Lee Binnie Leach passed away on January 15, 2023, in Blaine, at the age of 84. She was born in Chicago, IL, on June 19, 1938. Donna graduated from Lakeview High School in 1956. She met her husband Ron at a dance in Chicago, and they married in September of 1959.

Donna is survived by her husband of 63 years, Ron; their three sons, Kevin, Jeffrey and Gregory; grandchildren Jacob, Nick, Brian and Richelle; and a dear nephew, Bob Hack. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Jan Hack. Donna was quiet, reserved, and the essence of a real lady.

Donna and Ron left Chicago and moved to Seattle in 1974. She was employed by the Bon Marché and Nordstrom as a salesperson and cosmetician, retiring in June of 2000. Subsequently, she and Ron moved to Blaine. 

In retirement, Donna and Ron traveled throughout Europe, East Asia and Australia. She enjoyed socializing with the Semiahmoo Ladies Club and was also an avid reader and long-time member of her book group, Tuesdays with Books. 

The family would like to thank Whatcom Hospice for their kind attention during Donna’s last days.

Memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, 702 G Street, Blaine, WA 98230.