RIP: Executive Board Member Bob Leonard

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Executive Board Member & CAC Honoree, Robert “Bob” Leonard. Bob passed away this morning, Saturday January 9, 2016 at 74 years of age. He was very active in the Cauliflower Alley Club as long as health permitted. Bob earned the title of CAC Ambassador of Canadian Relations due to his involvement of creating large amounts of Canadian wrestlers supporting the CAC through memberships and attending the annual reunion.

The family ask for your respect, privacy & understanding at this time.

The Cauliflower Alley Club sends condolences to the Leonard family and the thousands of friends that Bob had made through both professional wrestling and his personal life.

At this time funeral arrangements are pending.

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10 Responses to “RIP: Executive Board Member Bob Leonard”

  1. A huge loss to the world of Canadian wrestling. Bob was a huge fan, a huge supporter of everything wrestling and a mentor to many. It will feel very empty at CAC this year. My most sincere condolences to the family at this time.

  2. My Sincerest Condolences

  3. I knew Bob since 1961. He truly was a great guy and will be missed.

  4. I had the pleasure of knowing, working with and considering him a friend for nearly 20 yrs. He will most definitely be missed by all who new him.

  5. We all have lost a very valuable resource. I will miss Bob Leonard. He was very nice and knew his stuff on wrestling. I had a lot of conversations on our favorite topic on wrestling from back In the day to now. RIP Bob, you will be missed and thank you for your insights on wrestling.

  6. This is very sad news and a huge loss to the world of wrestling. British wrestling fans have very fond memories of Bob for his contributions to the British magazine The Wrestler in the 1960s, reporting from Canadian rings.

    Recently Bob has supported and contributed to the Wrestling Heritage website. So sad to hear this news, condolences to Bob’s family and friends.

  7. My most sincere condolences to the family at this time, and forward.
    Bob touched many, many lives, he will be missed, but not as much as by the ones whose hearts are breaking right now.
    Warmest hugs to you. <3

  8. Bob was a great guy. Another major loss to the club. Can’t be replaced.

  9. I am truly saddened that I will not be able to converse with Bob again. We spent countless hours discussing wrestling.

    He has been my mentor since elementary school. His influence resulted in several writing opportunities that I won’t soon forget.

    A true original. RIP Bob. I miss you already.

  10. Carolyn Race Zirfas January 10, 2017 at 12:53 pm

    Condolences to family of Bob Leonard he will be truly missed and especially wrestling families. RIP Bob. My brother Harley Race is member here in USA of the CAC for many years.