William “Willy” David Saurer, a long time resident of La Crescenta, passed away Monday August 15th, 2011 at 61 years old. He was born February 15th, 1950 in Grand Forks, North Dakota and moved to La Crescenta, CA that same year. He attended Holy Redeemer Catholic School and was a graduate of Crescenta Valley High School. Willy served in the United States Army in Vietnam from 1970– 1971.
Willy has been in the heating & air conditioning business for 35 years & owned Ray’s Service Inc. now located in Tujunga CA. His greatest passions in life were camping, fishing, off-roading, hot rods, BBQing and being with his family.
Survived by his wife Marci Barba-Saurer; daughter Tiffany Stacy & husband Ryan of San Diego, who are expecting their first child in Feb; son Garrett Saurer of La Crescenta; son Chris Tucker, wife Whitney & their daughter Layla of La Crescenta; daughter Shannon Tucker of La Crescenta; parents Bill & Alyce Saurer of Gardnerville, NV; sisters Suzanne Saurer of Ontario, CA and Rosemary Clarke of Gardnerville NV; and a very large extended family.