Death notice: John Lancto

LEESBURG, Va. – Leesburg resident and artist Jack Lancto died on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at Loudoun INOVA Hospital Center in Lansdowne, Va., after a long illness.

He was raised in Gabriels.

A memorial service to honor his life will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Colonial Funeral Home, Leesburg. In lieu of flowers, his family requests that donations in his name be made to Stephen’s Hope For Tomorrow (a fund he helped to establish), P.O. Box 2356, Leesburg, VA 20177, or to The Friends of Homeless Animals, 39710 Good Puppy Lane, Aldie, VA 20105.