Age 90, of Riverside, CA, passed peacefully at his home on Saturday, January 22, 2022. Darrell was born November 4, 1931 in Long Beach, CA and was the eldest of four sons born to Gilbert and Dura Sausser. Darrell joined the United States Navy in 1955 and served until 1959. He studied music education at the University of Southern California, graduating in 1964 with a Master’s Degree. In 1968 he joined Riverside Community College and retired in 1993 as the Chair of the Music Department. He loved the water, cruising and racing on the sailboat Escapade. Joining and leading many boating clubs became his second career. Darrell is survived by his wife Barbara Sausser and his daughters Amy Sausser and her husband Jerry Soto, and Anne Sausser and her husband Robert Al-Shamma; as well as his brothers Don Sausser and Dale Sausser. He leaves behind one grandchild, Oliver Al-Shamma. Darrell was preceded in death by his daughter Alicia Re Gensel and brother Duane Sausser.