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Re: Resuming The Search For Larry 7/30 - 8/4

Postby TehipiteTom » Wed Jun 19, 2013 8:12 am

Condolences to Larry's friends & family, and kudos to Maverick for all your work on this.



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Re: Resuming The Search For Larry 7/30 - 8/4

Postby Vaca Russ » Wed Jun 19, 2013 8:13 am

This is truly bittersweet. Sad about the loss, glad the recovery can maybe provide some closure.

Thanks Maverick for all of your effort.

Thanks as well to the SAR team.

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Re: Resuming The Search For Larry 7/30 - 8/4

Postby norcalhiker » Wed Jun 19, 2013 8:41 am

Thank you to all that participated in the search, whether in person or through other ways. Larry, you will be missed.

Play safely.
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Re: Resuming The Search For Larry 7/30 - 8/4

Postby copeg » Wed Jun 19, 2013 9:21 am

My condolences to Larry's family and friends. As tough a time as this has been I do hope some peace and closure is finally found. A huge thank you to all involved in the search effort
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Re: Resuming The Search For Larry 7/30 - 8/4

Postby gary c. » Wed Jun 19, 2013 9:59 am

Like others I send my condolences to the family and hope that this somehow brings closure.

I have a great deal of admiration and respect for Maverick, SAR, and everyone envolved in keeping things going through all of the difficulties.

Rest in peace Larry
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Re: Resuming The Search For Larry 7/30 - 8/4

Postby cgundersen » Wed Jun 19, 2013 11:42 am

Bittersweet is definitely the feeling; at the same time, I really hope someday to meet those incredible people, led by maverick, who were willing selflessly to band together to help with this search. And, thanks to those who brought it to fruition. I'll certainly try to do my bit to keep Larry's spirit alive!

Any interest among folks here in looking into the possibility of petitioning the USGS to name a peak in the Taboose area in honor of Larry?

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Re: Resuming The Search For Larry 7/30 - 8/4

Postby avocats » Wed Jun 19, 2013 11:46 am

I've spent many a spare moment since October thinking about Larry. He was a great colleague and an endlessly engaging friend. Thank you for your commitment to ending the family's quest for answers. It always felt odd talking about Larry in the past tense when there was still some crazy chance that he would turn up. Now we can focus on what a great friend, father, and --yes-- lawyer (one of the good ones) he was. You are a great group.
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Re: Resuming The Search For Larry 7/30 - 8/4

Postby maverick » Wed Jun 19, 2013 12:20 pm

CG wrote:
Any interest among folks here in looking into the possibility of petitioning the USGS
to name a peak in the Taboose area in honor of Larry?


Hi Cameron,

Have started looking into that several weeks ago, when I get more info will post
it immediately. Thanks Mav
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Re: Resuming The Search For Larry 7/30 - 8/4

Postby Tollermom » Wed Jun 19, 2013 12:30 pm

Stunned, saddened, relieved. Although I knew him not, I followed along in hopes of gentle closure. My hopes are that he left in peace. I tip my hat to the huge efforts and for Mav and HST for never letting up.
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Re: Resuming The Search For Larry 7/30 - 8/4

Postby hikerdmb » Wed Jun 19, 2013 1:22 pm

Many thanks to all who searched and my thoughts and prayers are with his family.
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Re: Resuming The Search For Larry 7/30 - 8/4

Postby calipidder » Wed Jun 19, 2013 1:57 pm

I've been browsing through old HST threads to get inspiration for future Sierra outings, and when I come across a particularly engaging report or picture it seems that 9x out of 10 it has been Larry. I never met him in person but he clearly loved our mountains and may he RIP in his happy place.
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Re: Resuming The Search For Larry 7/30 - 8/4

Postby maverick » Wed Jun 19, 2013 2:07 pm

From United Sates Board On Geographic Names:

The U.S. Board on Geographic Names will consider proposals for assignment of
the names or nicknames of deceased persons to geographic features in the United
States and areas under the jurisdiction of the United States. The Board will not
consider names that commemorate or may be construed to commemorate living
persons. In addition, a person must be deceased at least 5 years before a
commemorative proposal will be considered.


So we shall revisit this in the Fall of 2017.
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