The Paisano

Music Medicine

De Leon shines bright while posing with his saxophone.

Kaylee Boggan

January 16, 2019

Former music major and Spirit of San Antonio (SOSA) drum major Bobby Joe De Leon Jr.’s life changed forever in August 2018 when he was diagnosed with primary cardiac cancer. “I was first told that it was benign and shortly found out later it was cancerous,” De Leon said.  “[The] timing was hor...