Leisy taught everyone how to win the day
April 9, 2020
Courtesy photo - Clearwater Public Schools / Studio B Photography
When ESPN commentator Stuart Scott accepted the Jimmy V ESPY award in 2014, Scott said, about his fight with cancer, "I'm still here, I'm fighting. I'm not losing."
Scott Leisy, physical education instructor at Clearwater Public Schools and co-coach for the Summerland Bobcat girls' basketball team, said similar words to the Advocate-Messenger in July 2019, in an article which appeared in the July 25th inaugural issue.
Leisy's fight with colorectal cancer lasted a little more than two years. The 34-year-old died early Monday morning, at the family's ranch, north of Atkinson.
He entered hospi...