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Memorial service set for former Sacramento County Supervisor Toby Johnson

Sue Johnson, left, and her husband, Toby Johnson, reminisce about their history in Franklin in their Franklin home on Sept. 8, 2005. Former Sacramento County Supervisor Toby Johnson died Nov. 17 at age 97.
Sue Johnson, left, and her husband, Toby Johnson, reminisce about their history in Franklin in their Franklin home on Sept. 8, 2005. Former Sacramento County Supervisor Toby Johnson died Nov. 17 at age 97. Sacramento Bee file

A memorial is planned next month for former Sacramento County Supervisor Toby Johnson.

The service is scheduled at 1 p.m. Dec. 5 at First Baptist Church of Elk Grove, 8939 East Stockton Blvd., Elk Grove.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to any charity.

Johnson died Nov. 17 at age 97. He represented District 5, a sprawling area stretching from Rancho Cordova to Isleton and Galt, on the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors from 1978 to 1994.

He previously spent almost 30 years as a teacher, principal, personnel director and superintendent at local school districts, including San Juan, Galt and Arcohe.

Call The Bee’s Robert D. Dávila, (916) 321-1077. Follow him on Twitter @Bob_Davila.

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