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“My sincere condolences to the family of Dr. Sutton. Fred Sutton was my first instructor at CCC when I started my education in Engineering Technology...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Daniel Kocka - Cleveland, OH

“My sincere condolences to the family of Dr. Sutton. It was a pleasure to get to know Dr. Sutton through the Encore Campus program at Tri-C. Our...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Lori Rosenberg - Highland Hills, OH

“Dr Sutton was one of the kindest individuals I have ever met. he was never too busy to stop what he was doing to say Hello or ask How You Were Doing....Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Leonard Strnad

“Dr. Sutton was a great advisor, while I was attending CCC from 1983-1986. Anytime I had any issues or questions, I could go to Dr. Sutton, and he...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Mark Longrich - middlefield, OH

Photo taken in Dayton, Ohio at Mars Exploration Symposium Aug 2010 “Always good to see family together. We love you all. Jim, Beth, Andy and Amanda ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Jim Sutton - Suwanee, GA - Son

“Dad, You will always be with us. We love you always. Jim, Beth, Andy, Amanda ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Jim Sutton - Suwanee, GA - Son

Left, Paul Sutton (Fred's brother), Fred, Doris Sutton (Paul's wife) and Pam & Val (neices). “Uncle Fred was a kind, gentle and intelligent man who reminded me of our father Paul! I always enjoyed visiting Ohio for family reunions and seeing...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Valerie Sutton - La Jolla, CA

Grandpa Sutton's farm early 1960's “Uncle Fred will be remembered for his quiet, steady goodness. I will always have good memories of the visits at Grandpa's farm and his visits with...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Pamela Sutton - Pompano Beach, FL

“My sincere condolences to the family of Dr. Sutton. I had the priviledge of knowing Dr. Sutton from my Tri-C days-1989-1992. He was a very nice...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“The days of our years seventy years and if because of special mightiness they are eighty years. "Psalms 90:10. Please except my condolences of the...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Fred was serving as Interim President of Metro Campus when I was employed by the college in 1970. We both continued teaching for many years after...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Mark Ludwig - Shaker Heights, OH

“A very nice person and very devoted to his family, friends, and job.May all of his family be very blessed and comforted during this time of sadness. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Stephen Kinford - Wadsworth, OH

FRED C. SUTTON, DED, age 87 of North Olmsted died peacefully at his home on Saturday, January 7, 2012; He was the beloved husband of Clarissa (nee Hein) and the late Dorothy; loving father of Kathryn Olds (Jeffrey), James (Bethany), Richard and Scott (Anne); dear step-father of Robert Lane (Vickie), Stephen Lane, Phillip Lane and Eric Lane (Amy); grandfather of 6; brother of Paul (Doris) and the late Carl. Fred was born on January 3, 1925 in Minerva, Ohio. He served in the Army as an Infantry Medic during WWII. Fred attended several colleges and received his Doctorate in Education in 1961. He was employed as a counselor until 1963 and then moved to Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland as Dean of Technical Studies until his retirement in 1993. Following retirement, Fred taught part-time at Cuyahoga Community College and Baldwin Wallace in the Institute of Learning in Retirement until 2009. Memorials may be forwarded to Cuyahoga Community College Foundation (Technical Education), 700 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland, 44115 and/or St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 6901 Ridge Road, Parma, OH 44129. Funeral services will be held at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 6901 Ridge Road, Parma at 11a.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2012. Cremation by Busch Crematory. Private Inurnment at Brecksville Cemetery. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 RIDGE RD., PARMA FROM 2-4 AND 6-8 P.M. ON TUESDAY AND ONE HOUR PRIOR TO SERVICE AT ST. MATTHEW LUTHERAN CHURCH.