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Obituary for Keith L. Sawyer

Keith L. Sawyer, 70, passed away Feb. 6, 2022 at his home in Tempe, AZ. No services are planned. His body was donated for science. Condolences may be left at

Keith was born March 20, 1951 to Gera and LaVern Sawyer. He attended Edgerton Grade School and graduated from Gardner High School-class of 1969. After high school, Keith worked for Con-Tel Telephone, construction, telecom and fiber optics industries. He was a very quiet, private and peaceful person who enjoyed nature and the outdoors. Keith moved to the Phoenix, AZ area. He will be missed by family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents. Keith is survived by his children Ryan and Jami and grandchildren; long-time companion, Yvonne Pellechia and son Michael V. Pellechia, Jr., Michael V. Pellechia, III and Nicholas Pellechia; siblings: Avis Pyle, Beryl Sawyer and Neal Sawyer; numerous nieces and nephews.