In memory of
LAWRENCE ROGERS READ
Read, Lawrence Rogers Lawrence Read (Larry), formerly of Pasadena, passed away in his Capistrano Beach home on December 28, 2016 at the age of 82. Read was born in Los Angeles. CA, to Robert Lovett Read and Elizabeth Rogers Read. A graduate of Claremont Men's College (now Claremont McKenna College) he headed Read and Company in Los Angeles. Survived by his wife, Valerie Thom Read, his daughter Whitney (Grantley Warren), granddaughters Katherine and Bridget Blanchette, son Robert Thom Read (Khue Truong Read) and grandson, Theodore Lawrence Read. Read was predeceased by his brother, George Wilmott Read in 2007. A memorial will be held at Pines Park in Capistrano Beach on January 14th at 11 AM. Contributions in his name may be sent to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation 230 East Ohio St. Suite 500 Chicago, IL 60611-3270.
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