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Robert W. Sayre L’40 Haverford, Pa., March 2006, lawyer and equal-rights activist. Mr. Sayre was a managing Partner of Saul, Ewing, Remick & Saul, where he worked for nearly fifty years before retiring in the mid-1990s. Mr. Sayre specialized in health law, and was general counsel to Bryn Mawr Hospital for more than twenty years. Mr. Sayre famously took part in the successful defense of nine Philadelphia Communists in 1954. He was a vice chairman of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights, a founder of the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia and president of United Cerebral palsy of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. Mr. Sayre was president of the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania and in 1976, he and his wife Lucy McCoy were awarded the organization’s Citizen Volunteer Award. During World War II , Mr. Sayre served in the A rmy as a lieutenant colonel. He is predeceased by his wife Lucy McCoy Sayre, and survived by his sons Robert and Philip; a daughter Elizabeth Sayre-Scibona; a sister and seven grandchildren.
 
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