Leslie Plaskett Merrill passed away on August 3, 2017, in the loving embrace of her family. She was born in King City, CA and later moved to the Monterey Peninsula. Leslie loved her life overlooking the bay with the love of her life, her husband Scott. She enjoyed taking big ocean walks and watching the seals and otters play outside their window. Leslie loved watching Scott teach martial arts at Monterey Sports Center and was so happy to be Mrs. Sensei. She and Scott enjoyed their vacations in Lake Tahoe, where they had spent their honeymoon, and returned every year. A talented stylist, Leslie took wonderful care of her clients and valued their friendship greatly. She adored her children and grandchildren and cherished time spent with family.