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Funeral To Be Held Saturday For UF Health CEO Leon Haley Jr.

UF Health CEO Leon Haley, Jr. receives his COVID-19 vaccination in Dec. 2020.

A funeral service will be held Saturday in Pennsylvania for Leon Haley Jr., the UF Health Jacksonville chief executive officer who died over the weekend in a personal watercraft accident in South Florida.

Haley, who had been lauded for his work during the COVID-19 pandemic, was 56 and served as dean of UF Health College of Medicine Jacksonville.

He was a Pittsburgh native who graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church in Pittsburgh, according to an obituary posted on the White Memorial Chapel of Point Breeze website.