Obituary for \r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t Leah Norma Gillie (Reinhardt)\n\n\r\n\t\t\t\tLeah Norma Reinhardt Gillie (80) of Provo, Utah passed away at home on December 1, 2017 from liver cancer. \nShe was born in Rimbey, Alberta, Canada to Herbert and Beatrice Reinhardt on August 25, 1937 and was raised in British Columbia and Alberta. Coming from a strong Catholic background, Leah attended many Catholic Parochial schools. \nAs a young adult she met Jerry Burton, who introduced her to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They were married in 1957 and had five children. Jerry and Leah loved dancing, and they opened the first Fred Astaire studio in Canada. They eventually moved to the United States, settling in Washington and Utah. They were later divorced. \nIn 1973, Leah married Gerald Gillie, who was teaching ROTC at BYU. Jerry adopted Leah’s five children and they had another daughter. His military career took them to Hawaii and then back to Provo for retirement, where they raised their six children. In 2001, Gerald had a massive stroke, and, from that time until his death earlier this year, Leah and their son Mark provided his total care. \nLeah had a strong testimony of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and enjoyed serving in various church callings, especially working with young adults, planning and carrying out ward activities, and teaching Relief Society. She was a great fan of ballroom dance throughout her life; she even wowed everyone, swing dancing with her son at a granddaughter’s wedding in August! \nLeah’s main focus was her family and her desire to give them a better life. In addition to teaching them hard work and discipline, she read to them nightly for years, instilling in them a love of reading and learning. Leah is survived by all of her children: Doran Gillie, David Gillie, Lori Hurd, Jeri Wyn Mumford, Mark Gillie, and Melia James, 26 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. \nFuneral services will be held at 10 am, Tuesday, December 5th, in the Edgemont 3rd Ward Chapel (2900 N. Timpview Drive, Provo). A viewing will be held from 6-8 pm on Monday at Nelson Family Mortuary (4780 N. University Ave., Provo) and from 9:00-9:45 am on Tuesday before the service. Burial will be in the Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park in Salt Lake City.