LeeAnn McFaddin, 73, passed away March 30, 2020. She was born on Sept. 14, 1946 in Oakland to Grady and Lura Jackson.
LeeAnn and Ed met in Oakland, working for Oakland Bank of Commerce, and were married for 54 years. They bought their first home in San Leandro and then moved to Pleasanton in 1972. LeeAnn and Ed raised their children, and she started her sport apparel business, Action Designs, in which they made and provided uniforms, sweat suits, embroidery and silk screening for most of the Bay Area’s soccer and basketball leagues. She was very active in the Republican Party and involved in local and national politics in Pleasanton. She headed the efforts of bringing the KNBR parade to Pleasanton and started the Jaycee wives club’s “Women of the year” designation. She loved trivia and was part of a trivia team called ”River Rats“.
LeeAnn and Ed moved to Galt in 1992. She started her real estate career in 1996, and loved assisting the city of Galt by serving on the Planning Commission, Chamber of Commerce and South County Services, as well as helping set up and operate the very popular Galt Strawberry Festival for 20 years. She loved playing all types of games, especially cards, and had a great group of friends that played in a Bridge club for decades. She had a unique sense of humor, beautiful smile and a laugh that was contagious. She had a heart of gold, lent a good ear, and would always assist anyone in need or fight for a good cause. You always knew where you stood with her. She will always be remembered in the hearts of family and friends.
Preceding her in death were her mother Lura Jackson and aunt Dorothy McCullough.
Surviving her is her husband, Edgar (Ed) McFaddin; daughter Kristen (Mark) Fischer and son Grady (Lita) McFaddin, and grandchildren Drew Fischer, Madison Fischer, Mikayla McFaddin and Grady McFaddin.
A Celebration of Life will be planned once the world returns to socializing again.