Elizabeth Sage age 70 a lifelong resident of Royal Oak passed away October 12 2011 after battling Ovarian cancer. She was born August 9 1941 in Detroit to the late Tom and Dorothy Valade. Liz was not only devoted to her family she was also very involved in her community through various organizations and was always the first to jump in and help. She was employed as a media specialist at Dondero High School for more than 20 years. The world will not be the same without this loving kind woman and she will be greatly missed by all. She is survived by her son Bill (Anne Barrows) Sage; daughter Stacey (David) Wisley; daughter-in-law Carla Ferraccioli; sister-in-law Kathy (David) Wilkenson; grandchildren Jaiden Aiyana Samantha and Beila; her beloved dog Emma and many special lifelong friends. Liz was preceded in death by her husband Alvin "Skip" Sage and son Geoffrey Sage.There will be a Memorial visitation on Wednesday 4-8 p.m. at the Wm. Sullivan and Son Funeral Home 705 W Eleven Mile Road (4 blocks E of Woodward) Royal Oak. A Memorial service will be held Thursday 4 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church in Royal Oak. Memorials may be sent to Easter Seals of Peoria 507 East Armstrong Ave. Peoria IL 61603 or to the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance at ovariancancer.org. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
Published in www.dailytribune.com on October 16 2011.
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