Barry Sanders Obituary, Death – Barry Sanders, age 60, of Urbana, Illinois, passed away on September 18, 2022 at the Illini Heritage Rehab & Health Care facility in Champaign. Sanders was a resident of Urbana. Before he passed away, Sanders had been waging a protracted fight against early-onset Alzheimer’s disease for a considerable amount of time. Chantelle Hougland, his cherished long-term spouse, currently resides in the Urbana area. Betty Sanders, his mother, lives in the city of Wichita in the state of Kansas. Among his surviving loved ones are his sisters, Angela Sanders Harding (Brian) and Sherry Sanders (Matt Nyiri), as well as his niece, Isabella Sanders-Nyiri, and an extensive network of devoted family and friends.
In addition, he leaves behind a legacy that will live on in the form of his legacy. Barry received his master’s degree in information sciences from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign after earning his bachelor’s degree in art from Wichita State University. Barry was born in Wichita on May 18, 1962, and he attended Wichita State University for his undergraduate education. At the moment, Barry is engaged in projects associated with the information sciences. Throughout the course of his professional life, he has held positions at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), the Institute for Genomic Biology, and a number of IT businesses located in the surrounding area.
In addition to that, he worked as a consultant on a freelance basis. Barry was a man of boundless curiosity and great wit who was able to immediately connect with people, whether it was through one of his many passions, such as bicycles, technology, design, or his adored cats, or just through mutual enjoyment of lively conversation and good humor. Barry was a man who was able to connect with people whether it was through one of his many passions, such as bicycles, technology, design, or his adored cats. Barry was known as “The Cat Whisperer” due to the fact that he was always willing to share his knowledge and was quick to assist his friends and acquaintances with a wide variety of issues, including the diagnosis and repair of electronic problems as well as the purchase of bicycles.
Because of the unending warmth and energy that Barry exuded, he was always a gracious host, no matter what time of day or night it was. As a result, he and his wife earned the well-deserved reputation of being one of the most hospitable couples in the entire world. Both large and small groups of friends and relatives were always welcome in his and Chantelle’s home, where they might be entertained, fed, or housed. There are going to be an incredible number of people that miss having him around. On the 22nd of October, a memorial service will be held at his house beginning at 10 a.m., and this will be followed by an open house that will continue until 6 p.m.