Home improvement business owner, enjoyed fishing and golf, grandfather
Glen Sayre, 68, of Tallmadge, died Sept. 29, 2013.
Mr. Sayre was born in Pleasant Lake, Mich. June 1, 1945. He graduated from Jackson High School before attending Chicago Institute of Technology.
Mr. Sayre owned and operated Sayer Builders in Jackson, Mich. After moving to Ohio, he was the general manager of Cisco Distributors. For the last eight years, Mr. Sayre was passionate about his home improvement business. With his service came a sense of humor and integrity that endeared him to his customers, who also became his close friends.
Mr. Sayre enjoyed fishing and golf, and was a master craftsman at furniture building. He had a great appreciation and knowledge for animals and nature.
Mr. Sayre is survived by his wife of 27 years, Mary Ann; four children, Julie (Troy) Chappell, Christine Chaparro, Mark (Amy) Sayre and Peggy Sayre; two stepchildren, Gwen (Bob) Forloine, and David (Margaret) Rose; 11 grandchildren, Elizabeth, Ethan, Alexis, Chloe, Raquel, Brooke, Alexander, Matthew, Lauren, Natalie and Michael; three sisters, Susie Tiffany, Patty Rice, Martha Jean Allen; and other relatives and friends.
Donations may be made to the Humane Society of Greater Akron, 7996 Darrow Road, Twinsburg, Ohio 44087.
Donovan Bagnoli Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.