Nina Leilani Deering Memorial Fund

Nina brightened the lives of family, friends, the homeless, and music students with her zest and love of life and people. She died tragically in a car accident, and the San Diego community mourns her loss deeply! As a friend, she was the deepest, as a musician - she was supreme, as a worship leader, she brought thousands closer to Christ. As a teacher - she impacted and changed student's lives in ways that will be felt for many decades to come.

We are shocked and deeply saddened by her sudden passing, and ask for your generous donation to support her family, her memorial services, and hopefully there is some left over to support and take care of the homeless which she sang and cried with for many years as one of the founders of the Voices of Our City Choir.

The proceeds will be going to Kira Fellars - long time friend of Nina's and their family. Kira has already met with Martha and Terrell and given them everything collected as of Monday June 15th, and will send them the additional funds collected from the 15th - 19th.

We are overwhelmed and grateful for all of the donors and contributions, please see the updates for more information on memorials/devotionals for Nina as well (many of which are online).


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  • Nicole Conge 
    • $200 
    • 7 mos
  • Arienne Vanas 
    • $50 
    • 7 mos
  • Susan Snyder 
    • $45 
    • 7 mos
  • Lorna DeLaCruz 
    • $50 
    • 7 mos
  • Tanza Johnson 
    • $50 
    • 7 mos
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Fundraising team: Team Nina (4)

R. Scott Spurgiesz 
San Diego, CA
Kira Fellars 
Genevieve Gonzalez 
Team member
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