News of Otsego County

Serving Otsego County, NY, through the combined reporting of Cooperstown's Freeman's Journal and the Hometown Oneonta newspapers.
DAILY FEATURES >
 CROSSWORD  
 HOROSCOPES  
 CARTOONS  
 DEAR ABBY  
 CLASSIFIEDS  
 EMPLOYMENT  
 DINING & ENTERTAINMENT  
 REAL ESTATE  
 AUTOMOTIVE  
 REMEMBRANCE  
 GOODS & SERVICES

Bitterroot River

Bassett Scientist Len Sauer, 89; Retired To New Life In Montana
IN MEMORIAM

Bassett Scientist Len Sauer, 89;

Retired To New Life In Montana

Len Sauer

COOPERSTOWN – Beloved, gentle Len Sauer, senior research physician emeritus at Bassett Research Institute since retiring in 1996, died April 15, 2019, at his home on the Bitterroot River in Montana.

For 89 years, he was his own definite self, a quiet person of integrity and acceptance.

He went to high school in Schenectady, but was a less-than-serious student: he skipped school to play pool.  However, in 1948, he enlisted in the Army and spent nearly four years in the Signal Corps.  This experience changed his life, for thanks to the GI Bill, he was able to go to college and there he found his passion: science.

Posts navigation

21 Railroad Ave. Cooperstown, New York 13326 • (607) 547-6103