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Darwyn "Dar" V. Sanborn

November 12, 1941 May 21, 2018
Darwyn "Dar" V. Sanborn
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Darwyn "Dar" Victor Sanborn, age 76, born November 12, 1941, in Morenci, Michigan, passed away peacefully at his home on May 21, 2018, with his wife of 45 years, Lee, at his side. Dar was retired from the State of Michigan as the Director of Corporate Activities for the Financial Institutions Bureau and served in the United States Air Force as a medic in France. He enjoyed watching and hearing about all of his grandchildren’s' various activities, all things baseball, woodworking, golfing, tending to his beautiful yard, genealogy, bird watching and reading.
Dar is survived by his wife, Lee (Reynolds), two sons Daniel (Amy) and Jacob, four grandchildren: Taylor, Cade, Braeden, and Tyler; brother Duane (Cindy) Sanborn, sister Diana (Doug) Fry, sister-in-law Patricia Sanborn, and brother-in-law J.R. Spence. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Delores Spence and brother Douglas Sanborn.
An informal celebration of his life will be held Thursday, May 24, 2018, from 3-6 p.m. at Peters & Murray Funeral Home in Grand Ledge, MI. For those wishing, memorial contributions can be made to Sparrow Hospice or Wounded Warrior Project. Online condolences may be shared at

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3:00 PM 5/24/2018 3:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 5/24/2018 6:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

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