Suzanne Stroy, arts supporter, dies at 89

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Suzanne StroyServices will be held Friday morning for Suzanne E. Stroy, a fervent arts supporter and a Murietan for 28 years, who died Feb. 6 at the age of 89. Mrs. Stroy – Susie to friends and family – was a devoted wife, mother, friend and grandmother of two. Read more » Read more » about Suzanne Stroy, arts supporter, dies at 89

Lobbyist Bill Geyer, 35 years in RM, dies at 81

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Bill GeyerBill Geyer, a lobbyist and longtime Murietan who helped make it legal to drive a golf cart across Jackson Road and helped found the community’s first kids’ baseball team, died early Jan. 1. He was 81. Mr. Geyer and his wife, Naida West, lived for 35 years on a ranch between the North Course’s third hole and the Cosumnes River. They moved recently to Campus Commons in Sacramento. Read more » Read more » about Lobbyist Bill Geyer, 35 years in RM, dies at 81

Village resident Marguerite Dupree dies at 88

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Marguerite DupreeMarguerite Dupree, a longtime Village resident who loved to travel and was a regular donor to the community’s blood drives, died this month at the age of 88. A celebration of her life will be held in January. Read more » Read more » about Village resident Marguerite Dupree dies at 88

WWII vet Edward Mickiewicz dies at 89

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Edward MickiewiczEdward S. Mickiewicz, a Murietan for 17 years, died Oct. 11 at age 89. Born in Chicago, he was a World War II veteran, a California state employee and an educator in Northern California. His family wrote, “He was everybody's friend, could soothe any crying baby and had a gift for making you feel like the most important person in the room.” Read more » Read more » about WWII vet Edward Mickiewicz dies at 89

Longtime Murietan Dale Fargo dies at 84

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Dale FargoDale Fargo, a retired CHP employee and a regular visitor to Rancho Murieta’s community dog park, died at home, surrounded by family, on Sept. 15. He was 84. Read more » Read more » about Longtime Murietan Dale Fargo dies at 84

Lawyer, animal lover Terre Sadosky dies at 58

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Terre SadoskyA celebration of life will be held this weekend for Terre Sadosky, a lawyer, administrative trial judge and lover of animals. She died Sept. 29 at age 58. The life celebration will be held 9 a.m. Sunday at the Sacramento SPCA, 6201 Florin-Perkins Road. Read more » Read more » about Lawyer, animal lover Terre Sadosky dies at 58

Service Saturday for Vincent Garcia, 16

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Vincent LopezThere will be a memorial service Saturday for Vincent Garcia, a 16-year-old former Murietan who died in a house fire Oct. 9 in Sacramento. He was raised in the community by his grandparents until he was 15 and attended Cosumnes River Elementary. The service will be at 5 p.m. at the Rancho Murieta Association Building. Read more » about Service Saturday for Vincent Garcia, 16

James Kieffer, credit union exec, dies at 76

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James Kieffer, a Murietan who battled dementia for 20 years, died Wednesday at age 76. His diagnosis ended 30 years as CEO of credit unions in Kansas, Colorado and California. A celebration of life service will be held next month. Read more » Read more » about James Kieffer, credit union exec, dies at 76

Bill Douros, Fishing Club founder, dies at 86

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Bill DourosBasil (Bill) Douros, born in Boston and retired in Rancho Murieta, never lost the connection to his Greek heritage, whether it was telling “an old Greek story” or writing about his family’s old-country roots. Mr. Douros died Sept. 20 at the age of 86. Services will be held Friday. Read more » Read more » about Bill Douros, Fishing Club founder, dies at 86

Longtime Murietan Jerry Hickman dies at 77

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Jerry HickmanLongtime Murietan Jerry S. Hickman died Sept. 3 at the age of 77. A barbecue in his honor will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 at Lake Clementia Park.  Read more » Read more » about Longtime Murietan Jerry Hickman dies at 77

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