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Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Sawyer upon the occasion of celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary

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Senate Resolution No. 18

BY: Senator RITCHIE

CONGRATULATING Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Sawyer upon
the occasion of celebrating their 60th Wedding
Anniversary

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body takes great pleasure in paying
tribute to those flourishing marriages that have stood the test of time
to serve as a paradigm for present and future generations; and

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to congratulate
Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Sawyer upon the occasion of celebrating their
60th Wedding Anniversary; and

WHEREAS, Donald Sawyer and the former Kayrena Holl of Watertown, New
York, were united in marriage on July 16, 1960; and

WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Sawyer continue to oversee Sawyer
Farms and have been recognized for their contributions and dedication to
the farming community; and

WHEREAS, They received the American Farm Bureau's Outstanding Young
Farmer and Rancher Award in 1969, and the first Dairy of Distinction
Award for New York State in 1984, as well as the Distinguished Service
to Agriculture Award from the Jefferson County Farm Bureau; and

WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Sawyer are the proud parents of four
children, Thomas, Scott, Mark, and Danielle, and the loving grandparents
of 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; and

WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Sawyer are and always have been a
tower of strength, support, understanding and limitless love for their
family; and

WHEREAS, Their love, devotion, caring, sensitivity and
responsiveness to their family, friends and all who know them are their
hallmark and tradition; and

WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Sawyer have lived and continue to
live their lives with great dignity and genuine grace, always
demonstrating a deep and continuing concern for human values and ideals,
and in so doing, they have inspired others to do the same; and

WHEREAS, This meaningful occasion is the result of the love, hard
work and spirit that this couple has invested in their marriage; and

WHEREAS, They have passed these same values to their loved ones,
producing a family that is close-knit and supportive of its individual
members, public-minded in its relations to the community and committed
to the ideals of citizenship upon which this Nation was founded; and

WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Sawyer have touched the lives of
their family and many friends through the shining example of their
marriage, which is a testament to the devotion and admiration which they
possess for one another; and


WHEREAS, The longevity of this enduring marriage truly marks a
milestone in life's journey, an event of personal triumph and joy; and

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an
occasion of such importance is brought to our attention, the same should
be memorialized by us for the edification and emulation of others; now,
therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Sawyer upon the occasion of
celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Sawyer.

actions

  • 06 / Jan / 2021
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 12 / Jan / 2021
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 12 / Jan / 2021
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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