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July 26, 2013

Dr. Lawrence 'Larry' J. Stewart

Jan. 8, 1940 - July 21, 2013

Dr. Lawrence “Larry” J. Stewart, 73, went home to his God on Sunday, July 21, 2013, after a seven-year fight with lymphoma. Larry was born Jan. 8, 1940.

Larry earned his B.S. degree at Ball State University, M.M. degree at Northwestern University, and the D.M.A. degree in bassoon performance at The University of Michigan. As a professional bassoonist, he was a member of The Chicago Little Symphony, The National Symphony in Washington, D.C., The Interlochen Arts Academy Woodwind Quintet in Michigan, The Western Michigan University Woodwind Quintet, and The Kapelle Woodwind Trio.

He was second bassoonist in The Philadelphia Opera Company Orchestra, performing in the orchestra for Luciano Pavarotti, Tony Bennett, Jack Benny, Tony Randall and Ray Charles. He was also a prominent freelance musician in the Philadelphia area.

Before joining the faculty of Rowan University (Glassboro, N.J.), Dr. Stewart served on the faculties of Interlochen Arts Academy, Summer Music Clinics of University of Wisconsin, and Indiana University Summer Music School. His study of acoustical repair led him to service The Kroner Bassoons. He co-founded The Friends of the Arts organization at Rowan University.

Larry was the beloved husband of 49 years to Susan K. (nee Olson); devoted father of Davin (Kristen) and Larisa Schreiber (Justin); dear brother of M. Dee Stewart (Rozella); brother-in-law to Donald Olson (Bonnie) and Lilly (Warren) Olson; proud uncle to nine nieces and nephews, and one great-nephew. Larry’s life centered on his three granddaughters, Ada Stewart, Ellie Schreiber and Lyla Schreiber.

Larry was proud of his Rabbit Track Beefalo Farm, Forest, and Wisconsin cabin.

A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville, with Pastor Denise Malayeri officiating services. A reception will follow at Larry’s farm. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted with Stout & Son Funeral Home.

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