Gordon Saks

Obituary of Gordon Saks

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Gordon Mark Saks passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 following a brief illness. Born in Queens, New York, he graduated from Forest Hills High School and Indiana University, class of 1959. He and his wife Mary Ellen moved to Frankfort in 2005. Gordon was the owner and publisher of two companies - The Lion Press Children's Books and Alpine Fine Arts Ltd. An avid reader, he loved art and travelled the world pursuing artists and book projects. An active member of the Rotary Club of Frankfort, he was very proud of the contributions he made to the beautification of Frankfort. He also thrived on political discussion. Gordon will be lovingly remembered by his wife Mary Ellen; sisters Carol Naville and Ellen Sakoloff; daughters Michelle Crosbie and Robin Stevens; step-son Edward Sein; and grandsons Benjamin, Samuel, Joshua, Elijah, and Jacob. A gathering of family and friends to remember Gordon will take place on Sunday, January 22nd from 2:00 to 5:00 pm at the couple's residence. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or the Tunnel to Towers Foundation.
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