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Milton Sidley

Milton Sidley, 87, died peacefully at his home in Malibu on June 21. 

Milton was born on Sept. 23, 1931, and raised in St. Paul, Minn., where he received both his bachelor of arts and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Minnesota. He met and married his beloved wife, Saralyn Sidley, in 1957. 

Milton and Saralyn moved to Malibu with their kids, Michael and Janna, in 1974. Milton loved tennis and was a longtime member of the Malibu Racquet Club. He also acted as a tennis umpire at many tennis tournaments around Southern California. He was a fixture for many years at Malibu Fitness with his trainer, Charlie McCurdy. 

Milton and Saralyn could often be found at Malibu High School watching their granddaughters (Jane, 23, and Ally, 21) play sports, sing in concerts and perform in musicals. 

Milton practiced law for over 30 years, finally retiring to exclusively manage his real estate holdings. 

A family member shared: “He was an avid art collector and a lover of great architecture. He and Saralyn traveled the world together, and especially loved their time in Aspen skiing with the entire family.” 

Milton is survived by his wife, Saralyn; daughter, Janna; son, Michael (Wendy); granddaughters, Jane and Ally; and brother, Theodore (Barbara).