Sloane BARKER Jr.

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BARKER, Sloane, Jr., age 80, died on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Casa Hospice at the Hacienda in Tucson, AZ. Born on March 20, 1937 in New York City, Sloane lived a life that was defined by love and dedication to family. As an only child, Sloane grew up in Bronxville, New York and attended Allegheny College with his high school sweetheart, Donna Larrimore Stevens. He was a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity while at Allegheny and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Economics. Sloane and Donna were married on September 13, 1959 in Ford Memorial Chapel on the Allegheny College campus before moving to Pittsburgh where he attended the University of Pittsburgh, earning a master's degree in Retail Management. Spending most of his career with companies like Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor, Sloane managed retail clothing stores in Palm Beach and Miami Beach, FL, Stamford, CT, New York City, and Palo Alto, CA. Sloane and Donna were married for 58 years and raised three sons, Chip, Scott, and Glenn. Sloane was an avid sports enthusiast, and lifelong Dodgers fan. He loved golf and served on the Board of Directors at Alta Sierra Golf & Country Club in Grass Valley, CA and was a Legacy Donor at Oro Valley Country Club in Oro Valley, AZ. Sloane is survived by his wife, Donna; their three sons, Chip, Scott, and Glenn; and their four grandchildren, Camille Linda Barker, Dustin Glenn Barker, Rachel Lee Barker, and Adam Joseph Larrimore. Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 9, 2018 at The Episcopal Church of the Apostles in Oro Valley. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Sloane may be made to Church of the Apostles, 12111 N. La Cholla Blvd., Oro Valley, AZ 85755. Arrangements by VISTOSO FUNERAL HOME.


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Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Feb. 8, 2018