Former resident Jerry Sather, who played Santa Claus for Rancho Murieta’s children for many years, died in Folsom Sept. 25 with his family at his side. He was 80. In retirement, Mr. Sather dedicated himself to playing golf at Rancho Murieta Country Club. During his travels with Muriel, his wife of 57 years, he always planned tee times.
In addition to his love of golf, sense of humor and repertoire of jokes, Mr. Sather is remembered in Rancho Murieta for a special role he played. As longtime resident Jacque Villa recalled, “He was so gracious in doing Santa Claus for many, many years for the Community Club.” Read more » about Jerry Sather, once RM's Santa, dies at 80