|Birth: ||Apr. 18, 1933, USA|
|Death: ||Nov. 26, 2006|
Longtime Sanibel resident John Sadd died Nov. 26, 2006. Born April 18, 1933 to Louise and Sumner Sadd, he attended Morgan Park Military Academy, then Purdue where he received his Bachelor of Science. He went to medical school at the University of Rochester, graduating in 1959, and did an internship and residency at the University of Wisconsin. A member of the Marine Reserves, he served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy for two years and was a member of the Wisconsin National Guard.
From 1967 to 1996 he practiced plastic surgery in Toledo, Ohio with a special interest in pediatric plastic surgery and served, for most of that time as clinical assistant professor of surgery at the Medical College of Ohio. In 1984 he was given the Golden Apple Award in recognition of his excellence in teaching. Sadd chaired the Department of Surgery at The Toledo Hospital from 1972 to 1986 and served as Chief of Staff from 1991 to 1994. He also president of the Toledo Surgical Society and was on the boards of Paramount Health Insurance Co., Promedica Health Systems, Inc., Pie Medical Malpractice Insurance Co.
In whatever community he lived he was active - with Rotary International, with the Medical Service Corps., he volunteered at Lee Memorial Hospital and for the Salvation Army; and he was a founding member of SARPA, the Senior and Retired Physicians Association.
Sadd was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Elizabeth Sadd Ham. He leaves his wife of 50 years - Valerie Crim Lavery - and the families of four loving daughters - Stephen and Robert Ham; Katherine Gannott and her husband, Neil Quinn, and Lindsey, Austin and Jason; Virginia Brookes and her husband, Raymund Robbeloth, and Rebecca and Rachael; and Dorothy Wheeler Sadd. He is also survived by a brother - William Wheeler Sadd and his wife, Linnea, and daughters, Juliet and Karen.
A memorial service will be held Friday, Dec. 8, at 3 p.m. at St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church on Sanibel with burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Chicago, Ill. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Hope Hospice of Fort Myers, The American Cancer Society or a charity of one?s choice.
Mount Hope Cemetery
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Record added: Dec 02, 2006
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