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The Passing of a Giant

The King of the Backhand Slice (Crootof photo)

Family friend Jerry Ratledge shared the news we all have been sadly waiting to hear: “Kelli Turville asked us to help spread the sad word that Larry passed this morning at 4:41am.  He had been released from the hospital a few days ago into the care of Hospice.  His final words yesterday were that he wished to die in the arms of his loving wife.  That wish was granted this morning.”

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