Judith Sayler Olmer
1939 — 2021
Judy Olmer, writer, reader, traveler, great wit, dedicated Democrat, environmentalist, intelligence analyst, lover of sweets, cats, and all things Australia, proud grandma, generous and caring friend, and the smartest person most of us have known, passed away on August 10, 2021, in Ellington, CT, following a year of declining health. Judith Lila Sayler was born at home in Streeter, North Dakota on February 20, 1939. She was the first child of Arthur and Cordelia Sayler. The family moved to Portland, Oregon in 1946, where her father Art and Uncle Richard opened the now-iconic Sayler's Old Country Kitchen. Judy worked as a hostess and 'salad girl' at the OCK when she was a teen and lived a...