Obituaries: Garth Paul Sayers
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July 30, 1947 — January 28, 2022
Garth Paul Sayers passed away peacefully at home on January 28, 2022 with his husband and sister at his side.
Garth, also known as Paul, was born in Flint, Michigan to Garth and Connie Sayers. In 1974 he decided to come to the Bay Area and settled in San Francisco, where he lived for the rest of his life. He worked as an eligibility worker, station agent, and as a deputy court clerk III.
His interests included classical music, playing the piano, bicycling, and travel. He traveled extensively in Europe. He particularly enjoyed museums and attending opera and concerts.
Garth Paul is survived by his loving husband, Urs Josef Iten; sisters Debbie (Jim) Haskell of Surprise, Arizona and Suzy (Fritz) Marin of Jackson, Michigan. He is also survived by aunts, nieces, and nephews.
A private memorial will be scheduled in the future.
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