Wayne Eugene Sawyer
(January 10, 1950 - December 30, 1999)
Oneida Daily Dispatch
Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000
LOS ANGELES, Calif - Wayne Eugene Sawyer, 49, died on Dec. 30, 1999, in Los
He was born Jan. 10, 1950, in Oneida, the son of William B. and Florine
Sawyer of Oneida.
He was the 1965 Soap Box Derby Champion of Oneida.
Mr. Sawyer graduated from Oneida High School and the Lowell Technical College
in Lowell, Mass. He also graduated from a college in California with a
Master's Degree in Physical Biology.
He worked at Diemolding Corporation in Canastota, as a Quality Control
Manager, before moving to California.
Mr. Sawyer enjoyed bowling, fishing and studying plants and animals.
He was a gemologist, with a specialty in diamonds, and worked part time in
jewelry stores in California. Mr. Sawyer was also a licensed Real Estate
He was an instructor of public education and taught in many schools in
Mr. Sawyer was a member of the First Methodist Church of Oneida.
Surviving are his parents, William B. and Florine Sawyer of Oneida; one
brother, Neil W. Sawyer of Wisconsin, and several aunts, uncles, nieces and
Date: Friday, June 23, 2000 10:14 AM
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