|Birth: ||May 3, 1926|
|Death: ||Sep. 19, 2003|
Diane Denault Sawyer Born on May 3, 1926. Passed peacefully on September 19, 2003, surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her devoted husband of 55 years, Frederic A. Sawyer, daughter Denise Fay Deneaux, sons Frederic Allen Sawyer, Jr. and William Denault Sawyer, and grandchildren Erin Mathew Henning, Allison Ferry-Deneaux, Vanessa Rae Sawyer and Daniel Denault Sawyer. A lifelong resident of the Bay Area, Dede graduated from U.C. Berkeley where she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. She helped put her husband through law school by working as a receptionist at U.C. Cowell Hospital and for many decades volunteered in the gift shop of John Muir Medical Center while raising her family. Dede will be remembered as an inspirational and loving companion and a devoted mother. Her courage and fortitude through a long illness was an inspiration to all who loved her. Friends and relatives are invited to a memorial service celebrating her life at St. Anselm's Episcopal Church, 682 Michael Lane, Lafayette on Friday, September 26, at 11:00 a.m. followed by a reception at the Parish Hall. Memorial donations may be made to the John Muir Hospital Foundation or the charity of your choice..
Published in Contra Costa Times on September 24, 2003
Frederic Allen Sawyer (1926 - 2012)
Saint Anselm's Episcopal Church Columbarium
Contra Costa County
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Record added: Mar 24, 2013
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