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Raymond  "Sam"  Ayars

Obituary for Raymond "Sam" Ayars

September 20, 1938 - January 23, 2021
Medina, Ohio | Age 82

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Godfather, Son, Brother, Friend


Raymond Donald "Sam" Ayars, born 20 September 1938. Died 23 January 2021.

Son of Rulon and Elizabeth Ayars, brother of Robert (Lillian), Richard (Martha), and Dorothy (George). Married to his wife Barbie for 61 years. The parents of Lisa Hennessy (Bill), and grandparents of Ryan and Duncan. Godfather of Abigail DuCharme and honorary godfather of Jason Stuckert, a pair of unexpected joys.

Always a student, with formal degrees from Drexel Insitute of Technology BS Metallurgical Engineering 1963, fraternity brother Tau Kappa Epsilon. Post-graduate degree, Case Western Reserve University Executive MBA 1986.

Long time congregant at Bay Presbyterian Church, member of Promise Choir since the very beginning in 1982.

Innovator, teacher, friend, husband, father, grandfather. He loved to travel, always keen to master the most complicated of things. Then to make those things simple, and teach the secret to countless others. None who had the great fortune of knowing him, will ever forget him.

Memorial contributions are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice.

Friends may call for a visitation with social distancing and facial coverings on Monday, February 1, 2021 from 10:30 - 11:30am with a service at 11:30am at Busch Funeral Home 163 Avon Belden Rd., Avon Lake, OH 44012 440.933.3202

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