Saturday, June 27, 2009
AKC Executive Field Representative Michael Sauve, who bred generations of Best in Show Pembroke Welsh Corgis, died of an apparent heart attack at his home in Orlando, Florida on June 23, 2009. He was 69 years old.
Sauve held positions with the AKC as a former Assistant Vice President of Events and his current position as Executive Field Representative covering shows in Florida and the southeastern United States. He was approved to judge the Toy Group and most of the Herding Group. In addition, Sauve held the position as President of the Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club of America until accepting his position with the AKC.
"In 23 years of service with the AKC, Michael set the template for all Field Staff to follow and was widely respected for his professionalism and sense of fairness by all who knew him. Michael will be missed and thought of often by all his friends in the sport of purebred dogs", stated Darrell Hayes, Vice President of Dog Show Judges.
The Memorial Service will be on Tuesday, June 30, 2009:
Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home
301 NE Ivanhoe Blvd
Orlando, Fl 32804
Visitation will from 11:00 AM– 1:00 PM
Memorial Service at 1:00 PM