About Leesa Ross

Leesa Ross

Leesa Ross is a mother of three who lost her oldest son Jon to a handgun accident. In her forthcoming memoir At Close Range she tells the story about how her son’s college-age accident in a campus town changed the rest of her life, moving from grief and resolving doubts about depression, onto lessons about how we must make our gun ownership safer, using the New Talk for our children and young adults, all to  better rules and laws. She lives in Austin with her husband Randy, her two sons Lance and Keaton, and a devoted retriever Lucy who’s been by her side all through the journey.