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Lesley Michaels

d. May 12, 2023

Lesley Michaels, age 66, a resident of Taos, passed away unexpectedly on May 12, 2023. She is preceded in death by her father Jerry Jerome, and her sister Linda Jerome. She leaves behind her spouse Rosalie Grace, her mother Patricia Jerome, her sister Carol Ann Jerome, her brother Robert Jerome and his wife Kathy, nephew Gannon Jerome, and niece Kaitlyn (and husband Anthony) Tornini. 

Lesley is a writer, keynote speaker, leadership coach, mentor, and a life coach to many, and a devout feminist. Her most recent book, "On the Shoulders of Mighty Women," is a modern feminist's guide to an equitable, diverse world. She also hosted the popular podcast, "Women We Should Know," available for viewing on  

The family of Lesley Michaels has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos.  866-657-4019

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing

and rightdoing there is a field.

I’ll meet you there.

When the soul lies down in that grass

the world is too full to talk about.”


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