• "I just learned of Bills passing my heart is broken. My love..."
    - Michelle Woods-Ensslin
  • "Dear Sawyers family, I am very sorry for your loss. Bill..."
  • "My dear Sawyers Family, my family and I are so saddened to..."
    - Nelson Melendez
  • "My condolence to the Sawyer family, I went to LGJR and..."
    - Donna Angel
  • "My deepest condolences to Bill's family. He touched so many..."
    - Kim Newberry Patton


PASADENA, MD. - William George Sawyers, 43, died Tuesday, April 24, 2012 in a boating accident near his home in Pasadena, MD.
Bill was born in Lakeland and attended John Cox Elementary and Lake Gibson Schools. He attended Newberry College and the University of Florida, and attained his PhD in Chemistry at the University of South Florida in Tampa. He was a longtime member of Grace Lutheran Church in Lakeland, FL.
Bill is survived by his longtime love, Cheryl Horton, his parents Jim and Carol Sawyers, sister Andrea Sawyers of Massachusetts, brother Jim Sawyers (Shelly) of Tampa, and by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and a nephew.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial gifts may be given to the Youth Program of Grace Lutheran Church in Lakeland.

Published in Ledger on May 1, 2012
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