In Loving Memory of Leslie Zulauf, Help His Family

It is with profound sadness that we share the tragic news of the sudden passing of Leslie Zulauf on Sunday January 10, 2021. Les leaves behind his beloved wife Akiko and precious children 2 ½ year-old Noah, Nicole and Jonah. 

Les was one of a kind. He lived life to the fullest and embraced new adventures with passion and purpose. He was an entrepreneur, musician, educator, world traveller and visionary. He adored his family and was loved by many.  

The unrelenting pandemic caused the closure of his once thriving exchange student travel business. With Les gone, his young family finds themselves without the financial resources to pay for his funeral. They are also facing an immediate future with financial uncertainty. 

We hope those who knew and loved Les will show their support by giving Akiko and the children the financial support they desperately need at this critical time.  

Please contribute what you can today. We are relying on your generosity to raise a minimum of $25,000 for funeral costs and additional funds to help the family face the next chapter in their lives.

Thank you so much for your generosity. 
Les, we miss you and love you, and will never forget you.
Our hearts go out to all those who struggle in silence with depression and anxiety.

Leslie’s Lifelong Friends




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