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Larry Irvin Blair

September 27, 1942October 28, 2018
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Larry Irvin Blair September 27, 1942 – October 28, 2018

On the morning of Sunday, October 28, 2018 Larry, age 76, passed away at RIH losing a short challenge against an aggressive cancer. Larry will be greatly missed by his wife of 29 years, Sandra (Zachary), his girls Sherry (Alan) and her children Philip, Marylynn and Garret of Grinrod: Stacey (Don) and her children Nicole, Daylor and Wyatt of Salmon Arm: Tammy and her children Chloe and Thomas of Victoria: his sister Rosemary of Chilliwack; his great-grandchildren, and many friends accumulated over the years. Larry was born in New Westminster and, starting as a ranch hand at the Guy Rose Ranch in Quilchena near Merritt, worked in the construction industry as a member of LIUNA Local 602 (now 1611) for 51 years. He worked on Mica Dam, Rogers Pass, Bentall Towers, Aberdeen Mall, extension to RIH, Canadian Tire stores and Expo site, ending his career in 2012 with Cortez resurfacing bridges. He was an ice fisherman, tying his own flies. He loved golfing, trips to Las Vegas (and other gambling venues over the years) and Mexico. He enjoyed sitting around playing Keno and watching golf. Larry was predeceased by his father Irvin and mother as well as his brother-in-law Sully and two uncles. A memorial service will be held in the Schoening Funeral Chapel, 513 Seymour Street, Kamloops, BC on Thursday November 8, 2018 at 2 pm where you are encouraged to share your remembrances of Larry at the open mic. Reception to follow.

Services

  • A Celebration of Larry's Life Thursday, November 8, 2018
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Larry Irvin Blair

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