In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Daniel Sage

Daniel SageDaniel Sage, 86, of Fayetteville, died on Sunday, January 12. Born in Table Rock, Oregon, where his family had been pioneers, he lived in the Syracuse area for the last 48 years. He served in the US Navy at the close of WW II, and then returned to Oregon to earn his degrees from the University of Oregon. He was a life-long educator in various roles in Oregon and California, moving to Syracuse and Syracuse University after earning his doctorate in 1965; he retired to Emeritus status in 1992. He and his wife, Doris, traveled extensively to Central and South America continuing their roles as activists for peace and social justice causes. He recently returned to University of Oregon to receive the Outstanding Alumnus Award in recognition of his influence in the field of education leadership, commitment to addressing critical social justice issues, and life-long dedication to helping the lives of children and youth with disabilities. The youngest of his siblings, he was predeceased by Edith, Ruth, Robert, and Norma, all within the last few years. He is survived by Doris, his wife of 66 years; son, Michael (Clifton Hill) of Los Angeles; son, Douglas (Kathy) of Maryland; grandchildren, Daniel, Kate, and Ali; and numerous nieces and nephews.