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Herb Savage turns 95

A host of Savages: Family members, from left, Sharon Stewart, Kim Sage, Herb Savage III, Emily Savage, Garrett Butler, Herb Savage, Herb Savage Jr., Charlene Butler, Alix Guillotte. Marco Island institution Herb Savage was feted with a party Monday night at the historical museum to celebrate his 95th birthday. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent

Photo by LANCE SHEARER

A host of Savages: Family members, from left, Sharon Stewart, Kim Sage, Herb Savage III, Emily Savage, Garrett Butler, Herb Savage, Herb Savage Jr., Charlene Butler, Alix Guillotte. Marco Island institution Herb Savage was feted with a party Monday night at the historical museum to celebrate his 95th birthday. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent

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  • Emily and Herb Savage provide the climax, a spirited a cappella rendition of 'God Bless America.' Marco Island institution Herb Savage was feted with a party Monday night at the historical museum to celebrate his 95th birthday. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Craig Woodward, the island's unofficial historian, gives his take on Marco Island institution Herb Savage, who was feted with a party Monday night at the historical museum to celebrate his 95th birthday. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Emily and Herb Savage pose for a photo, one of many. Marco Island institution Herb Savage was feted with a party Monday night at the historical museum to celebrate his 95th birthday. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Longtime island realtor Jim Prange adds his appreciation. Marco Island institution Herb Savage was feted with a party Monday night at the historical museum to celebrate his 95th birthday. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Herb gets the chance for remarks and 'rebuttal,' after listening to others speak of him. Marco Island institution Herb Savage was feted with a party Monday night at the historical museum to celebrate his 95th birthday. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • The love of a good woman - or two: Herb Savage gets kisses from daughters Sharon Stewart, left, and Charlene Butler. Marco Island institution Herb Savage was feted with a party Monday night at the historical museum to celebrate his 95th birthday. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • A host of Savages: Family members, from left, Sharon Stewart, Kim Sage, Herb Savage III, Emily Savage, Garrett Butler, Herb Savage, Herb Savage Jr., Charlene Butler, Alix Guillotte. Marco Island institution Herb Savage was feted with a party Monday night at the historical museum to celebrate his 95th birthday. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Herb Savage (accompanied by wite Emily) provides the climax, a spirited a cappella rendition of 'God Bless America.' Marco Island institution Herb Savage was feted with a party Monday night at the historical museum to celebrate his 95th birthday. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • The audience rises for a standing ovation. Marco Island institution Herb Savage was feted with a party Monday night at the historical museum to celebrate his 95th birthday. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Herb gets the chance for remarks and 'rebuttal,' after listening to others speak of him. Marco Island institution Herb Savage was feted with a party Monday night at the historical museum to celebrate his 95th birthday. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Collier County Supervisor of Elections Jennifer Edwards with Herb Savage. Marco Island institution Savage was feted with a party Monday night at the historical museum to celebrate his 95th birthday. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Micki Norko is served some teriyaki chicken by Mary Fletcher. Marco Island institution Herb Savage was feted with a party Monday night at the historical museum to celebrate his 95th birthday. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent

You would have a hard time imagining a more inevitable combination of event and venue. Given that Herb Savage encapsulates and personifies Marco Island history, the Marco Island Historical Museum's Rose History Auditorium seemed the perfect place to hold his 96th birthday celebration Monday night.

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