The Curry Coastal Pilot

Brookings resident Lee E. Talley, "the last of the salesmen," passed away in Crescent City, Calif., on Feb. 23, 2012.

He was born May 6, 1934, in San Francisco, and attended Campbell High School. He graduated in 1953.

Lee worked in sales for more than 50 years. He is survived by his loving wife Louise of Brookings, daughter Michelle Villanueva of San Diego, Calif., and brother Robert and family in Santa Clara Valley, Calif.

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Submitted by Redwood Memorial Chapel.