Sonya S. Tatar, of Scottsdale, Arizona, passed away on June 9, 2014, at the age of 86. She was born in Amsterdam, New York, on February 17, 1928, the daughter of Everett and Rose Singer. She graduated from Amsterdam High School, and then attended Syracuse University, where she was a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority, graduating in 1949 with a B.A. in English and a minor in music. While continuing her education at Syracuse in pursuit of a Master's degree in English, she met her future husband, Richard. They were married on October 23, 1949, and spent 62 years together, raising their family in Gloversville, NY. They also enjoyed many years of retirement at their home in Palm Desert, CA. She is predeceased by Richard, who passed away in August of 2011. She is survived by a son, Neil and his wife Linda of Queensbury, NY and a daughter, Linda Landau and her husband Mark of Phoenix, Arizona. In addition, she has four grandsons, Benjamin Tatar of Queensbury, NY, Daniel Tatar of Boston, MA, David Landau and his wife Jennifer of Bellevue, WA, and Derek Landau of Dallas, TX. She was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother and was always very proud and supportive of her family.