Leo concentrates on photo IDs with Adrian's coach Cigar ever present

The Late Leo Hobaica OD Photographer

The Observer Dispatch and Daily Press have had some great shooters, and Leo was certainly among the finest. His "line" with Dante Tranquille, Steve Roach and others stood tall in photojournalism . Leo recently left us and left a great photo legacy of his work. We photographers rarely get photographed, and that is my quest. Making sure the icons of photography get icons made of them.
Tom Loughlin Jr.
I learned a lot from them.
RIP, Leo.!!

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Mike says ... on Tuesday, Apr 29 at 2:24 PM

I just happened across this article. Leo was my Grandfather. He was an amazing man and a wonderful blessing to have in my life growing up. Your tribute here is fitting and would make him proud. He is profoundly missed every day. Thank you 4 sharing!

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Tom Loughlin Jr Utica NY says ... on Thursday, Sep 13 at 1:55 AM

You are welcome. He earned every bit and was a great guy...last time I saw him was at a craft /antique show I think at a Clinton high school. Great legacy. Tom

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Robert says ... on Sunday, Jun 17 at 10:26 AM

Tom, My name is Robert and I just saw the article you published about my father Leo Hobaica. Thank you for your kind recognition of his work and the effect it had on you. He truly loved his work. Thank you again, Robert

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