Please Remember Leona Fechter Long in Your Prayers St. Thomas Newsroom November 2, 2011 Please remember in your prayers Leona Fechter Long, the sister of John Fechter, executive fellow at the Veritas Institute, and a Thwaits fellow in the University of St. Thomas’ School of Engineering, where he serves as the program leader for the M.S. in Technology Management degree. He has been an adjunct faculty member at St. Thomas since 1983.Long, 69, died Tuesday, Oct. 25. She was a resident of Helena, Mont. An obituary and guest book can be viewed at legacy.com.