David G. Sasso, a native of Ashtabula, died in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, on Friday, September 22, as a result of a heart attack. He was born in Ashtabula ion July 28, 1940, to Guy W. Sasso and Emma Louise (Stief) Sasso.
He was a 1958 graduate of Harbor High School. Following graduation from high school, he enrolled in the U.S. Navy's early entrant program for three years and attained the rank of Guided Missileman 2nd Class before his honorable discharge.
When discharged from the U.S. Navy, he enrolled at California State University, where he received a BA degree in mathematics in 1967. After working a few years at North American Aviation, in 1970 he took a position with Toyota Motor Company of the U.S. as a transportation director in charge of distributing all Toyota vehicles to Toyota dealers across the U.S.
In 1972, he received his Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University Law School and established his law practice in southern California.
He was survived by a son, Matthew Sasso, of Mission Viejo, California; a sister, Gloria deGeorge McLaughlin, of Columbus, Ohio; a brother, Franklin (Skip) Sasso of Bradford, Pennsylvania; two nephews, James DeGeorge and Kent Sasso; four nieces: Christine DeGeorge, Donna DeGeorge, Jill Sasso-Curtis and Holly Sasso-Briggs.
He was preceded in death by a younger sister, Mary Louise Sasso, in 1971.
There will be no calling hours nor funeral arrangements. Interment will take place at a later date in the presence of family members and friends, at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Ashtabula.
Published on October 9, 2017