The Transylvania Times -

James E. LeGere


February 21, 2019

Jim E. LeGere, 77, of Connestee Falls, Brevard, died peacefully Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, surrounded by friends and family at Solace Hospice in Asheville.

Born in Oak Park, Ill., he was a graduate of Princeton University and received his MBA from the University of Chicago.

In 1963, he joined the Quaker Oats Company and accepted positions of increasing responsibility until retiring as a vice president of information services 37 years later.

He and his wife, Martha, were married in 1968 and settled in Chicago. Their son, Scott, "a true gift from God," was born in 1975. Soon after they came...

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