Charlie Savage Was an Everett Legend


The death of Charles Savage (shown above), an Everett police officer for nearly his entire adult life, marks the end of an era in the ever-changing city.

Mr. Savage was 87 when he died on July 23.

The longtime Everett Police Officer retired as a Lieutenant in 1994, his career spanning more than three decades during an era of dramatic change.

He was born here, brought up here, graduated the Everett public schools and was a Marine veteran serving in the Korean War.

Those who knew Mr. Savage recalled him as outspoken and earnest, a tough guy with a real heart, and as a man who loved his family, his friends and the city where he spent his life.

May he rest in peace.

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