OLD TOWN – Lawrence E. Sawyer, 87, a 12-year resident of the Old Town River house, passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005, at an Orono nursing facility. He was born Oct. 16, 1918, in Skowhegan, the son of the late Delmar and Theodate (Bridges) Sawyer. Friends and family are invited to gather 3 p.m. Wednesday, at the Riverside Cemetery in Orono for a time of reflection and remembrance. Arrangements in the care of the Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town. www.dignitymemorial.com