LAUREN A. "SANDY" SANDQUISTLauren A. "Sandy" Sandquist, 76, of Duluth, died Tuesday, July 6, 2010, in his home.
Lauren A. "Sandy" Sandquist, 76, of Duluth, died Tuesday, July 6, 2010, in his home.
He was born Oct. 28, 1933, in Duluth to Egan and Esther (Melin) Sandquist. Lauren was employed as a disc jockey for several years with WEBC radio and was the first sports announcer for WDIO-TV in Duluth. He returned to radio working with various stations throughout his career. Following his retirement from the media industry, he worked at the YMCA in Duluth.
He was an avid golfer and has his name in Enger Park Golf Coarse for his accomplishments.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister Betty Malknecht.
He is survived by his children, Janine Christensen of Parker, Colo., Gary Sandquist of Minneapolis, Pam Bibelheimer of Cathay, N.D. and Laurie Pentland of Deerlodge, Mont.; sister Donna DeChambeau of Barnes, Wis.; grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
SERVICE: to be held at a later date. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, Duluth (218) 727-3555.
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