Daniel Louis "Dick" Sawyer passed away Jan. 31, 2014 in Sarasota, Fla. He was preceded in death by wife, Betty Cameron Sawyer; and parents, Emma and Daniel C. Sawyer. Born in Huntsville, Dick moved to Chattanooga as a child, graduating from Chattanooga High School. He attended Peabody College for Teachers, and served four years in the U.S. Coast Guard. Career as regional sales manager with Stokely Van Camp Co. for many years. He was an avid tennis player and active in AA as sponsor and speaker for many years. He attended Lady Queen of Martyrs Catholic Church in Sarasota. Survivors include: sister, Carolyn Sawyer Hill; brothers, Del (Patricia) Sawyer, Burt (Clare) Sawyer; children, Deborah (David) Holbrook, D.L., Dick (Susan) Sawyer Jr., Mary Caroline (Mike) Cogswell, Leslie (Paul) Mabel; grandchildren, Emily Holbrook, Karen Holbrook, Cameron Sawyer Miller, Trey Sawyer, Rebecca Sawyer Hayes, Michelle Cogswell, Bethany Foil, Leah Ballard, Daniel and Garrett Mabel; three great-grandchildren Memorial services will be held 9:15 a.m., June 13, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Sarasota, Fla., with burial in Veterans Cemetery.