She died Friday August 11, 2006 at Hospice House in Cleveland.
Mrs. Sawyer was a 1954 graduate of Berea High School. She was a Customer Service Representative at JC Penney's for 15 years and she also managed the JC Penney Restaurant. She was a member of St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church, Mentor, OH..
Survivors include her husband Donald of Mentor, Daughter: Deborah (Mark) Schmidt of West Chester, PA, Sons: Mark (Barbara) Sawyer of Madison, Michael and Jeffrey Sawyer of Mentor, Grand children: Rachel and Julia Sawyer, Violet and Nickolas Schmidt and Marissa Gazer and her sister Shirley Moon of Berea. She is preceded in death by her parents Elmer and Violet Barnum and her sister Mary Lou Collins.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Interment at Mentor Cemetery, Mentor, OH.. The family suggests contributions be made to Hospice of the Western reserve 300 east 185th St Cleveland, Oh 44119 or The American Cancer Society 10501 Euclid Ave Cleveland, Oh 44106.