Larry Snortland died peacefully following an eleven-month battle with lung cancer.
He was thankful for the support of friends, family and Providence Medical staff and hospice care providers. Larry was born in Cleveland, Ohio, raised in Seattle, Washington and Eugene, Oregon. Larry graduated from SEHS in 1959. Following high school, Larry joined the USAF where he worked overseas and in Washing DC as an intelligence analyst for the NSA. Following his military career he graduated from the U/O in geography. He worked for some time in the restaurant and bar industry before moving to Canby, Oregon where he lived for the past 40 years working in the Propane industry.
Larry will be remembered for his interest in history and politics as well as his dedication and generosity to family and friends.
He is survived by son Ross Dunlap, wife Janice and their children Colton, Grae and Tara of Gresham, Oregon; and sister Marsha and her sons David Miller, Wife Jane, children Madeline, Jake and Elise of Orlando, Florida and Adam Miller, wife Ginger and daughter Riley of Medford, Oregon and brother Dale, his wife Theresa and daughter Lilian of Eugene, Oregon.
A celebration of life will be planned for friends and family this summer.