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Al Larsen (1938-2013)

Al Larsen

Alan Boyd Larsen, a key technician in the early days of the department's Cosmic Ray research group (Fly's Eye, HiRes Fly's Eye, and Casa-MIA-Dice-Blanca arrays), passed away July 22, 2013, the day after his birthday. He was 75 years old. The department extends its deepest sympathies to Al's family. Many of the successes of the Fly's Eye research directly derived from Al's hard work and innovation. He was known as a very kind person with a sharp wit and a positive attitude that kept things moving forward even when confronted with gigantic challenges. Al will be greatly missed.

The family will receive guests in Richfield, Utah. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 26, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the Annabella 1st Ward Chapel.

His obituary is available here.

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