Ross Verey Sayers,
M.D., died December 10, 2013 in Klamath Falls, Oregon at the age of 93. Dr.
Sayers was born in New York City and grew up in Rye and Port Chester, NY.
attended George Washington High School. Dr. Sayers was musically gifted and
admitted to the Juilliard School of Music at age 16 but opted to attend
Columbia University graduating in 1941. Ross is a World War II Veteran having spent time in
the Pacific Theatre.
Dr. Sayers obtained his M.D. from the University of
Louvain Medical School in Belgium. He became fluent in Dutch and French. Dr.
Sayers worked in medical research helping launch over 100 FDA approved drugs.
Dr. Sayers developed an ophthalmology practice in Madison, Connecticut and
continued service to his patients until age 78. He taught for 20 years at the Yale University Medical School.
played the organ at many churches in NYC including Carnegie Hall.
Ross is survived by three children, a sister, and life partner Carolyn Larson and her children.