In memory of
Sam Lawrence Geraci
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In memory of
Sam Lawrence Geraci
Sam Lawrence Geraci June 15, 1940 - July 12, 2019 Sam Lawrence Geraci, 79, A beloved friend to many passed away with his companion Dee Dee Adler at his side. Larry grew up in the Italian Community of Ladd's Addition in Portland. He attended St. Phillip Neri grade school and achieved Eagle Scout status in addition to earning the Ad Altari Dei Award. He attended Central Catholic High School and the University of Portland where he was in ROTC. Larry joined the Oregon Air National Guard as an electrical technician. He went on to become a business owner and superior salesman, making lifelong friends along the way. Along with partners, he built a produce and supply business which he sold and went on to brokerage a boat and yacht business while working at Pacific Seafood. Larry eventually moved to Medford and worked for Fresh Express. Larry was an avid supporter of the Humane Society and found many homes for dogs, including his own. He had an overflowing generosity of spirit. We are all better people for having shared our lives with Larry. His presence, smile and warmth will be missed by many. Larry's death was preceded by his parents, Sam and JoAnn Geraci; and his brother, David. He is survived by his son, Greg; brothers, Jerry and Gary; stepdaughter, Jennifer; granddaughter; several nieces and nephews; and his companion, Dee Dee. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at Holmes Park in Medford. There will be a second Celebration of Life at 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at St. Philip Neri Church, Portland. Donations may be made to the Medford Humane Society. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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In memory of
Sam Lawrence Geraci
Sam Lawrence Geraci June 15, 1940 - July 12, 2019 Sam Lawrence Geraci, 79, A beloved friend to many passed away with his companion Dee Dee Adler at his side. Larry grew up in the Italian Community of Ladd's Addition in Portland. He attended St. Phillip Neri grade school and achieved Eagle Scout status in addition to earning the Ad Altari Dei Award. He attended Central Catholic High School and the University of Portland where he was in ROTC. Larry joined the Oregon Air National Guard as an electrical technician. He went on to become a business owner and superior salesman, making lifelong friends along the way. Along with partners, he built a produce and supply business which he sold and went on to brokerage a boat and yacht business while working at Pacific Seafood. Larry eventually moved to Medford and worked for Fresh Express. Larry was an avid supporter of the Humane Society and found many homes for dogs, including his own. He had an overflowing generosity of spirit. We are all better people for having shared our lives with Larry. His presence, smile and warmth will be missed by many. Larry's death was preceded by his parents, Sam and JoAnn Geraci; and his brother, David. He is survived by his son, Greg; brothers, Jerry and Gary; stepdaughter, Jennifer; granddaughter; several nieces and nephews; and his companion, Dee Dee. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at Holmes Park in Medford. There will be a second Celebration of Life at 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at St. Philip Neri Church, Portland. Donations may be made to the Medford Humane Society. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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