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John M. Sangster

Seattle, Washington

1937 - 2013 (Age 76)

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John M. SangsterJohn was born on June 2, 1937 in Seattle and passed away on November 2, 2013. He was the loving husband of his wife of 55 years, Patsy Lloyd Sangster. John treasured his three children, sons Jim (Gretchen) and Johnny (Lene) Sangster and daughter Annie Carrino and his seven...

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Dear Patsy
I had the opportunity to work with John in the '80s....and have many fond memories of him. He was such a warm and compassionate man who I will remember always.
Victoria K Serles

I'm so sorry I didn't get the chance to tell him how much I liked his book of poems

Dear Patsy, I just wanted to say how sorry I am to hear of John's passing. Many of my childhood memories include John and your family. I was always proud to say that John was my godfather and looked up to him in many ways. I will cherish the memories I have of him. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

Dear Patsy and Sangstger Family:

One looks back on those most recent moments shared with someone lost to us and so it was with John when I learned of his death. Lee and I are so thankful for the time shared with you on the island we all love. As always, John's dignity, wit and keen mind were conveyed and I was reminded again how powerful his influence has been and will continue to be in sustaining the quality of the Island's health, vitality and beauty. I am so thankful to have...

Dear Patsy,

John and I played music together for fun, at Folklife, at the Puget Sound Guitar Workshop, a wedding at Holy Names, and other occasions. I had the honor of playing cello with John, Jim and Johnny at a family funeral/memorial service. You and John were always gracious hosts when we practiced at your home--I think that there was a Corgi or two as music critics. John was an outstanding person--wise, kind and humble. It was always a pleasure to be in the same room with...

Dear Patsy,
We have always treasured the memories of our times with you and John.At your home on Lopez and our times together. we feel so very sorry abuot your loss of John.
All our love Pete and Bev Schuler

Dear Patsy - John and I were good friends at Lakeside and I am very sad at his passing. Bless you and your family.
Bud Branchflower

Dear Patsy..The happiest memories of our years at CC were with you and John. So many wonderful times with much laughter! John blessed so many lives with his friendship, his wit, and his many talents. We will miss him greatly.
We love you.
Carol and Dave

Dear patsy we are in croatia and just learned the shocking news about john. we send you loving sympathy and will be home for his service in seattle love from rip and julie