Jack Saro was born in 1932 in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended the Carnegie Institute of Technology, now called Carnegie Mellon University, where he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of Architecture. After serving as a 1st lieutenant in the U.S. Army, Jack relocated to Midland to work for the architectural firm of Alden B. Dow. He later started his own firm, continuing his love of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural style. Mr. Saro and his wife moved to Colorado in 1986 where he continued to work as an architect and also founded a company, Unishape Design Inc., which designed,patented,and manufactured positioning equipment for persons with physical disabilities.