December 3, 2020
West Sacramento, California - Before retiring from the Yolo County's Office of Administrative Services, John's professional life focused on improving the health of the more vulnerable of the region. John's record of community service in West Sacramento & Yolo County is long and deep, highlighted by being a founder and president of the organization that created the Salud Health Clinic in Broderick, and serving 17 years on the Washington Unified School District board.
John was recognized by many organizations for his dedication to helping people, the highlight being West Sacramento City Council's creation of the Salud Clinic "John Siden Award" for community service.
John loved vacations with family, gardening, music of many genres, and digging into his ancestry while maintaining relationships with relatives around the world.
Born in Southern California to Roy & Katherine Siden, John, 81, moved to West Sacramento in 1965. Married to his wife of 58 years, Sharon, who survives him, John is also survived by son Scot & Renée Siden and children Kyle and Owen of Sacramento; daughter Katie & Bill Garcia and children Delaney and Jillian of Auburn, Calif.; and brothers Douglas (Marilyn) Siden of Alameda, Calif., and David Siden of Seattle.
A livestreamed memorial service will be held 3 pm, Sunday, January 3rd, 2021. Link: https://youtu.be/3JyR2CQDSpM
Published by The Sacramento Bee on Jan. 1, 2021.