W. Glenn Sanford was born July 22, 1918, and raised on his family ranch in Nevada County. He died Nov. 18, 2012, at the age of 94 in Auburn, Calif.
AA will be hosting a potluck celebration of life from 2 to 5 p.m. Dec. 9, 2012, at the First Congregational Church in Auburn.
Throughout his career, he was a heavy-equipment operator.
He was an active member of AA for more than 50 years.
He is survived by his daughter, Caroline Holmes of Auburn, a sister, Thelma Harris of Grants Pass, Ore., two grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and dozens of nieces and nephews.