Gary Anthony Sauer, age 77, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, September 30, 2012 in Littleton, CO. He was born April 7, 1935 at Saint Mary's hospital, Milwaukee, WI. He was a resident of Valencia, CA since 1974.
Gary had a lifetime love of chess, and was a prolific player, achieving a USCF rating of Expert at one time. A member of several Chess Clubs, he was the President of the Valencia Chess Club. He participated in Parents Without Partners and Toastmasters, while being sole proprietor of his Computer Maintenance business. He enjoyed his annual trips to Paris, France and Littleton, CO, where his son (Jon) lives. He also was an avid Green Bay Packers fan… 'Go Packers!!'
Gary is survived by his children: Jody Goff (Chas), Jon Sauer, Jill Harrington (Bruce), Jeff Sauer, and Jackie Sauer; his grandchildren: Areyl, Journey, Terra, Mirage, Kevin, Kristy, Micah, and Atina; his sister, Phyllis McGrath and brother, Dick Sauer.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 23233 Lyons Avenue, Santa Clarita, CA 91321. Interment will follow at Eternal Valley, 23287 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita, CA 91321.