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Ken Sasser

US United States

In Memory of
Kenneth Richard Sasser
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
November 9, 1935 - April 24, 2017

He is survived by his brother, William Sasser, his sister Mary Elizabeth Kingsley, and his partner of 49 years, Robert De Camillo.

Ken Sasser was instrumental in inaugurating and developing the World Baton Twirling Federation.    

He is one of our legends and masters who laid the foundation of excellence in our sport and traveled the World and through the years visiting over 45 countries, and half of the United States. He was also an avid fan of tennis.

He was one of nine children of Percey and Lenora Sasser.  He was born in Atmore, Alabama; grew up in Pensacola, Florida, and moved to south Florida in 1964.  He was renowned in the field of baton twirling, and was the first president of the international twirling teachers institute. He was an accomplished ballet dancer and was soloist for the Fort Lauderdale Civic Ballet Company.