Ruth Elizabeth Sayner.

14-01-1960 - 20-11-2022

Ruth's whole life has been one of service to the community - the police force and then on retirement from the police, local politics and charitable work with Age UK and then working as a carer. She had a dry, dark and infectious laugh, she was capable, exceptional, independent, generous, dependable, kind and selfless. She would give her all and everything to help anyone and was hugely supportive. Ruth was exceptionally brave during the time that she was ill and always had a positive attitude; she never once complained about how ill she was. She firmly believed that there was no point in being miserable about anything which you can't change. To quote some of her former police colleagues and friends: " She was dearly loved by all who were fortunate to know her and I can assure you that she was an exceptional police officer who was extremely caring and accomplished and I loved working with her". "Every member of the team enjoyed working with Ruth and trusted her utterly". Ruth was memorable and has left a big gap in our lives.

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Donation on behalf of Jane Middlebrook.

Donation by Venetia Barrington on 31/12/2022 5:20 pm

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Ruth Sayner my best friend

Donation by Marita Hila on 30/12/2022 10:00 pm

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Donation by Venetia Barrington on 29/12/2022 5:48 pm


Donation by Amanda Buckley on 24/12/2022 9:39 pm


Donation by Sarah Carnegie on 24/12/2022 5:36 pm

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Donation by Sara McPhail on 24/12/2022 3:38 pm

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In memory of Ruth who I remember meeting only a few times but who was always very warm, kind and empathetic. I heard of her illness and her adding away with great sadness. May she now rest in peace.

Donation by Victoria Turrell on 23/12/2022 11:16 pm


In loving memory of Ruth Sayner who I held in total admiration. A real giver to others throughout her life. Generous with her heart and with her things to the end. Tough, independent, straightforward and decent. With a naughty and sometimes dark sense of humour - but always from a good place. And supremely positive in the face of the greatest adversity ... she is a lesson to us all and will be sorely missed.

Donation by CHRIS AMBLER on 23/12/2022 6:45 pm


Donation by Clare Le Gallais on 23/12/2022 2:38 pm


Donation by Bridget Bourke on 23/12/2022 12:28 pm


In memory of Ruth Elizabeth Sayner

Donation by Sarah Robins on 23/12/2022 11:06 am

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Donation by Carolyn Hilder on 23/12/2022 7:52 am


Collection from Ruth's funeral - with many thanks

Donation by Caroline Ambler on 16/12/2022 3:12 pm


Thanksgiving Service held at St Wilfrids Church, Brayton on 14th January 2023 in memory of Ruth. Remembered with love xxx

on 14/01/2023