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Obituary for Guy W. Leadbetter Jr.

Guy W. Leadbetter Jr.,96, of Cambridge, died peacefully on Sunday July 24,2022 at home with family by his side.

He was born in Washington D.C. on July 26, 1926 to Guy and Alice (Johnson) Leadbetter. He graduated from Bowdoin College in Maine and went on to Johns Hopkins Medical School in Baltimore MD.. Guy and his wife Nadia of 72 years shared an adventurous life together. He interned in Urology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He came to the University of Vermont Medical Center in 1966 to practice Urology as well as teach at UVM Medical School. Guy was passionate about his work in the medical world. He cared deeply for his patients, nurses, and colleagues. He was well known worldwide as a surgeon and inventor of several surgical techniques. Nature, conservation, skiing, biking, photography, backpacking and camping were among his many passions. Family always came first.

He is survived by his son Guy W. Leadbetter III (Gig) and his wife Ann, daughter Linda Leadbetter Sheean and her husband Richard Florence, daughter Andrea (Annie) Leadbetter, his sister Patricia King, grandchildren Robby, Annie and Dana Larkin and Lillian and Wyland Seibert and Kate Leadbetter Pettis, Molly Leadbetter, and 3 great grandchildren Trey, Phoebe and Keller.

Memorial contributions in Guy’s name can be made to the Nature Conservancy. Private services were held. Please visit to share your memoires and condolences.