LeRoy Myers, a former professor of geography and city planner, died Feb. 17, 2013. A native of Pennsylvania, Myers studied at Penn State where he earned his bachelor’s degree. He later graduated from the University of Michigan with a master’s in geography. As a professor of geography, he taught at Slippery Rock University and WVU. Myers also worked in city planning for the cities of Williamsport, Meadville, and Lima in Ohio.
LeRoy also served in the army during World War II. His love of travel took him to all of Europe and much of East Asia, Africa, and Australia. Myers had a talent for photography and served as a member of the Masonic Lodge.
He is survived by two step children (Susan Miller and David Swanson) and relatives in the Clintonville, Pa., area.