Lindalee, David, and Dennis Sawyer announced the 50th wedding anniversary of their parents, Bill and Pat Sawyer of Phoenix and originally from Fulton. Swayer is the son of Ben and Margaret Sawyer while Mrs. Sawyer is the daughter of Roger and Betty Marra. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 2.
There was an anniversary party in their honor at The Oasis at Thunder Island June 17th with family members, high school friends and close friends.
They met each other at Phillips Street School and were sweethearts all through high school at Oswego Catholic High. They graduated in 1960.
They were married at Holy Family Church June 2, 1962. He retired from the New York Army National Guard with 34 years of service, while she retired from Marine Midland bank.
They have two daughters-in-law, Cheryl and Jennifer, and two granddaughters, Alaina and Elizabeth.
They enjoy their house on the Oswego River also well as going to Florida during the winter.
Their children sent them on a second honeymoon, which they thoroughly enjoyed.