Dora Geraldine “Gerry” McCallum

June 16, 1924 - May 1, 2021

Dora Geraldine “Gerry” McCallum was born in Phoenix, AZ in 1924 to Loren and Wilma (Hollawell) Williams. She married George C. Sawyer in 1938. They had 3 children. Her husband died in 1973. She married Clare “Mac” McCallum in 1975, he died in 1999.

She is survived by 2 stepsons, Mike McCallum of Washington and Ken McCallum of New Mexico; 8 grandchildren, Joe and Terry Lee Grace of Kingston, Deanna Matthews of Silverdale, Kelli Walker of Port Orchard, Dean Sawyer of California, Kimberly Shacklette of Arizona, Lorna Perrin of Oregon, and Jeanine Buckman of Oregon; 3 step grandchildren, Kevin and Colleen McCallum of California and Chris McCallum of New Mexico; 14 great grandchildren, Charles , Malinda, Shanon, Matt, Kristin, Nick, Camron, Joshua, Reed, Taylor, Lauren, Lindsey, Dylan and Gordon; and 8 great-great grandchildren, Angelo, Alex, Aydin, Austin, Gabe, Rylee, Aubree and Reese. She loved gardening, canning, sewing and spending time with her family. She is preceded in death by both husbands; 3 children, Linda Parker in 2002, Cheryl Schomer in 2003, and Terry Sawyer; 2 granddaughters, 16 year old Sheri Parker in 1980 and 16 year old Chelsie Grace in 2006. An online memorial can be seen at