Sandra (Sam) (Harrison) Leyendecker

December 4, 1960 – December 3, 2018

Sam was born December 4, 1960, in Munich, Germany to Charles Harrison Sr. and Helen (Hobucket) Harrison. She passed December 3, 2018, in the Tacoma General Hospital after a stroke.

Growing up, Sam and her family traveled and lived in various places as her dad served in the United States Army. The family settled in La Push in 1976.

Sam married Ronald Scott Mc Nutt Sr. in 1979. They had two children son Ronald (Scotty) Jr. and daughter Shanna. Later in 2009, she married Clark Leyendecker, the love of her life, after being together for 16 years.

Sam loved gardening. She had a love for animals and birds, especially hummingbirds. She loved to listen to her windchime collection that were hanging all around the yard. She would frequently say “Stop……, listen do you hear that?” (referring to her windchimes.) She loved to be outside in the summer having barbeques, visiting friends and family and watching Clark and the guys playing horseshoes.

She is survived by husband Clark Leyendecker of Forks, son Scott (Scotty) Mc Nutt Jr. of La Push, daughter Shanna Brewer of La Push, Grandson Justin and Granddaughter Sammantha Brewer. Sisters Carol Bender and (Dennis), Catherine Ceja-Cisneros and (Jose Luis) and Stacy Harrison all of La Push. Brothers John Pinon and (Rhonda) of Forks, Gene Harrison and Charles Harrison Jr. of La Push, Aunt Neva Sanchez of La Push, Aunt Geraldine (Gerry) Sisneros and Uncle Tyler (Timmy) Hobucket both of Tacoma.

Proceeded in death by Father Charles (Chuck) Harrison Sr., Mother Helen (Hobucket) Harrison, and Brother David Harrison.

A Celebration of Life will be on Saturday, December 15, noon at the Akalat in La Push, WA.