Burlington - David E. Leathers, 51, passed away suddenly on May 26, hiking with his dog Sam, who stayed at his side. Dave was born in California on March 15, 1967. He was the loving husband, best friend, and soul mate to Carla Bazin Leathers. He also leaves his parents, Richard and Sheryl Leathers. The oldest son, Dave leaves his siblings Brian, Janet (Baratti) and Jody (Fillmore). Memorial will be held at a future date at the family’s convenience. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to Friends of Session Woods, Inc., POB 1550, Burlington, Ct., 06013-1550; OR Town of Granby / DOGGS, POB 334, Granby, Ct., 06035-0334.