Former longtime Juneau resident Samuel Patrick Sanders died Feb. 14, 2009, in Reno, Nev. He was 61.
Born Aug. 21, 1947, in Pasadena, Calif., he was the son of Vern Jackson Sanders and Marma Bernice (Lewis) Sanders.
While in Juneau, he was worked for R&M Engineering and EMPS Engineering. He owned and operated Southeast Graphic Media for many years.
He was a true lover of anything creative and always liked to keep busy, his family said. He had many hobbies including photography, reading, cooking, painting and graphic design. Also for a short time in Juneau, he was a member of the Historical Society.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Linda Sanders, of Reno; all five of his brothers, Jack Sanders and wife, Nancy, of Rogue River, Ore., Ken Cliff and wife, Vikki, of Carson City, Nev., Tony Sanders and wife, Melanie, of Chico, Calif., Joe Sanders and wife, Mary, of Lancaster, Calif., and John Sanders and wife, Kathryn, of Palmdale, Calif.; three sons, Sam Sanders and wife, Tammi, of Montana, Reuben Borbon, of Reno, and James Borbon, of Juneau; two daughters, Bernice Potter and Veronica Sanders, of Reno; seven grandchildren; and many friends in Juneau.
Per his wishes, no services will be held.