Ronald A. Sawyer

Ronald A. Sawyer, 51, of Seven Valleys, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at his home.

Born Dec. 1, 1961, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., he was a son of Donald G. and Karen K. (Kephart) Sawyer.

He was a 1979 graduate of Pen Argyl High School. Ron graduated from Lock Haven University in 1989 with a bachelor of science degree in computer science.

Ron was a software developer working for many companies, most recently Versatile Systems, Inc. Prior to that, he worked as a contractor for the Defense Logistics Agency. Other employers include Mentor Building Management, Computer Science Corporation, Every Book, Technical Services Associates, Tyco/AME and Regulation Scanning.

Besides working with computers, Ron enjoyed reading, helping others, and walking and caring for his loving dog KC. He also was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

Surviving are his mother, Karen K. Sawyer of Williamsport; a sister, Donna J. Miller of Williamsport; a brother, Edward E. (Roxanne) Sawyer of Nazareth; and two nephews.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, Robert K. Sawyer.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St., Williamsport. Burial will be private. Visitation will be held 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Sanders Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ron’s name may be made to the SPCA, 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport, PA 17701, or the Toys for Tots Foundation at