Ralph David Sachs, 79, died at home on Nov. 26, 2009.
Born in October 1930 in San Diego to Ralph S. Sachs and Elsie Harbush Sachs, Ralph was a three-sport letterman, scholar, and horseman at Grossmont High School. He attended Cal Poly and graduated from University of California, Davis. He married Eleanor Heaton of Templeton in 1952.
Ralph taught and coached for 55 years at Templeton, Cuyama and Atascadero high schools, Cuesta College; officiated sports for 40 years; taught drivers training and managed swim programs. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Paso Robles.
Ralph is survived by his wife, Eleanor, and their children Robert (Moira) Sachs, Kathleen (Bruce) Christianson, James Sachs, Kristine (Robert) Green, and grandchildren Laura and Cameron Goldie, and Jamison Sachs.
A private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers, contribute to your favorite organization.
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