Holland, Laurence Lee, passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2002 in Torrance. Born in Vancouver, WA, Laurence was 51 when he died. Laurence had served in the US Army. He is survived by Wife, Audrey Holland of Gardena, CA, dog, Coco, Father, Alfred Holland of Chiloquin, OR, Brother, Michael Holland of Long Beach, CA, Brother, Stephen Holland of Bellevue, WA, Brother, Jeffrey Holland of Kansas City, KA, Sister, Peggy Oberding of Sparks, NV. Visitation will be Thursday, November 14, 2002, 2:00PM - 8:00PM with Funeral Services Friday, November 15, 2002, 2:00PM, both at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance.

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  1. Dear Audrey, I am so sorry about Larry. I worked with him for many years and always enjoyed his sense of humor and easy manner. His love of computers and electronic \’gadgets\’ was alwys fun. You have my deepest sympathy. Fondly, Susan Beckman

  2. To Audrey, I have known Larry for over 23 years. When I started working for Hughes, I met Larry the first day. He was a joker and always had a smile. Willing to help you anyway he could. He showed me how to laugh, party and trap shooting. I will miss him very much. Audrey, I know that this is hard for you and your family, but Larry was really suffering and he is now in a good place amd making it ready for us when our time comes. God bless you Audrey. Love, Roger

  3. I have many happy memories of Larry. Know he\’s is in a better place with his Mom and Sister. Love, Thelma

  4. Larry and I worked very close together on the set upof the cathode lab for about 2 years. Larry also helped me with purchasing of new hardware used for the cathode lab and the technology area. We shared our accomplishments and frustrations over the 3 years I knew him and gave each other mutual support during good times and hard times. Rest in peace Larry. I will miss you.

  5. Audrey, My fondest memory of Larry is when I first started working with you. I told Larry what a wonderful person you were and his eyes filled with tears as he choked out a thank you. My thoughts and love are with you. Please don\’t be reluctant to reach out. Love, Kathy

  6. Larry was a great guy, and I mean that in the most complimentary of terms. He was kind and sincere and someone you could always count on. As a co-worker he was giving of his experience and time, and someone to be relied on in any situation. I will miss him………………so will we all here at EDD where he spent so many years as our friend. GOD BLESS………..

  7. Audrey, I\’m so sorry for your loss. I will always remember Larry\’s smiling face and happy attitude. My deepest sympathies. Susan

  8. Audrey- I\’m deeply saddened to hear about Larry. I enjoyed working with him and will miss him and his sense of humor very much.

  9. May the Lord grant you peace and healing in your time sorrow. Heaven can heal every hurt and sorrow. You have our prayers Jim


  11. Dear A.J. and All: I am so very sorry to hear about Larry. I would be there in person, but because I had an unfortunate fall, I am not able to travel at this time. The Holland family is always an important part of my life and memories. Love, Aunt Patty

  12. Larry always had a zippy greeting and a twinkle in his eyes……he was such a down to earth guy. He will be greatly missed. And Audrey….what can I say…the two of you were a couple to behold. My prayers for you and your family. Colleen

  13. Dearest Audrey, I will pray for strength and healing for you and your family to help you through these trying times that you must face at this time of your life. Larry definitely was a good friend and co-worker in the many years I\’ve come to know him. We have shared both work and fishing experiences —– A friendship that I will cherish for the rest of my life. I too, will miss his many stories, his hearty laughter, and his friendly smiles….. GOD BLESS YOU LARRY and MAY YOU REST IN PEACE Friends Always, Teri

  14. Audrey, Larry will be truly missed by all. I will miss him as a salty fellow you could catch a fish with ” when lucky”, talk about 4X4\’s and share a good laugh. I hope with time, things will get easier for you and know you are surrounded by friends at EDD.

  15. I will miss Larry, he was fun to be around. He is the only person I\’ve ever seen swing at a golf ball and have the ball bounce off both shins, fall down on all fours and laugh till the pain was gone.

  16. I have known Larry for a quarter of a century. I will always remember Larry\’s deep hearted laugh. Find peace in your new place and make the folks their laugh! We will miss you.

  17. Audrey — I\’m so sorry to hear about Larry. I will always smile when I think of Larry, his smiling face greeting me in the morning when I entered Bldg. 230, and always asking how I\’m doing when we\’d see each other in the halls. And I will always remember that he was one of the first people to ask me to add his email address to the electronic Experss On-Line mailing list. And he\’d compliment me on the paper from time time.

  18. Audrey…Even though I\’m their Aunt the Holland family were more like kid sisters and brothers to me. They have been part of my life forever.Larry, be happy in your new home. You have some wonderful company.Audrey, my deepest sympathy. Our thoughts are with you.

  19. Larry was a wonderful colleague and a great person to know. My sympathies to Audry and rest of the family. May Larry rest in peace.

  20. Audrey, I was very sad when I heard about Larry\’s passing. Larry was always quick to respond when I needed help and always went the extra mile to get things done and help to make my job easier. My sincerest condolences to you and your family.

  21. We offer our Love and Sympathy to the entire family. We regret we didn\’t have a chance to see him at the reunion. Know we\’re thinking of you. And your in our prayers. Love, Margie,Chris and Sherri

  22. Audrey, My prayers are with you and Larry\’s family.. We all have such good vivid memories and stories of Larry. He will be missed by all. He touched each of us in a special way. On Larry\’s Alaska Fishing Trip, He also told me he was very happy because he had found a classy lady that (you) saw the goodnees in his heart. He didn\’t need or want anything else. Regard Ray

  23. Audrey, my thoughts and prayers are with you. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Larry.. rest in peace, I\’ll miss your smile and laughter.

  24. Audrey, Larry was a true friend. He helped me get through many problems at home and work, and was always so generous. We shared so many great times together, and I am thankful for those wonderful memories. Larry\’s attitude about life was inspiring. He always looked at life\’s problems with a positive attitude. The last time Larry and I talked he was very ill, and he said to me that even if he did\’nt live much longer he had no regrets, and had lived a wonderful life. I will miss him so very much, but I\’m thankful for the time we had together. with love, your friend, Tee-Bee

  25. Audrey, I didn\’t know Larry but from what I hear of him I feel you both have been blessed with each other. My thoughts and prayers for you and your family and may Larry rest in peace and may his soul remain in God\’s kingdom.

  26. My condolences to Audry and family. Larry\’s been a long time freind and coworker . My prayers go out to the family, My God give you strength during this time of sorrow

  27. Audrey, I am so sorry for your loss. Larry, was one of those people that was so much fun to be around. Telling stories and sharing his ups and downs. I know that he was always the outdoorsman and had lots of memories from those outings as well. I did not get to work directly with him until the last few years. It is always hard on any loved one\’s heart when the loss is so sudden. Much love to you and your family. Steve

  28. Audrey, We are so sorry to hear of Larry\’s death. Jerry and I will miss him, he made us laugh so much. Playing golf with Larry were never dull!! Now he can have the perfect swing and never miss a putt. May you find comfort in knowing others care. God bless you and give you strength. Love, Norma and Jerry

  29. It was a pleasure and honor to have known Larry as a friend and a co-worker. He will truely be missed but never forgotten. I would like to send my prayers out to his family. God bless you Audrey. Sincerely, Henrietta Brown and Family

  30. Dear Audry, I am sorry that you lost Larry at such a young age. I hope that he didn\’t suffer to much. I always will remember the kindness and respect that he showed me; whether deserved or not. Larry always shared his candy stock with me including the best stuff that he had stashed away in his desk. He refered to me as oger or old fart as you may imagine. You are in my thoughts and I wish you the best. Sincerely, Denny

  31. Audrey & Family, I am sorry to hear of Larry\’s passing. From the short time that I had known him, he seemed very content with life. My condolences, George

  32. My deepest sympathy is sent to the family. Trust in GOD and hold Larry in your hearts forever. SANDY

  33. Dear Audrey, there isn\’t anything I can say that will make the pain go away. As you know my husband passed away July 31. I am better, but not passed the grief yet. They say time heals all things and I believe they are right. My pain is not so severe now and most of the time I can talk about Norman without crying (not always tho). My deepest, sincere sympathies are with you. Kathy Dahl

  34. Audrey, With sincere condolences, I extend my deepest sympathy to you and your family. Larry will be missed, but never forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May the wonderful memories of Larry privide you with strength during this difficult time. May God bless you and your family.

  35. Audrey, Larry will always be a loving memory in my life\’s cycle. He was a person that would and could always put a smile on your face. I have many memories of him when he was my planner and we were quite the team to try and meet the scheduled deadlines. GOD Bless you today and always – Jackie

  36. Audrey, I have good memories of you and Larry when I worked at Hughes a short 19 years ago. I am sorry for your loss. May God bless and keep you. Rick

  37. Audrey, Both Tom and I send our condolences. Some of the best times I can remember here at Torrance were with Larry in the old planning department. He was a good friend and will be missed by all.

  38. I`m sorry to here that Larry pass a way, He was a good person, I knew him for about twenty years before I retired Carl Tunnell

  39. Audrey, May your many happy years and memories comfort you. I knew Larry as a happy, charming, generous, lovable brother-in-law and friend. I am truly sorry that he was taken from you and his family so soon.

  40. Uncle Larry would always tell me about the time when I fell down on the coffee table when I was two years old. To this day when I look in the mirror and see the scar on my cheek I always think of him telling me that he was right there to scoup me up when I fell. He was so happy he could be there to comfort me. I\’m comforted to know he is with Grandma and Aunt Mary Jane. My deepest sympathies for your loss, Amy

  41. Audrey, I knew Larry for almost 27 years and Larry was a natural as far as establishing a friendship with. From attending the many management club meetings with Larry (and enjoying a 2nd dessert compliments of Larry) to the many year\’s as a co-worker and, last but not least, to the many fishing trips we went on I\’ll miss Larry\’s humor and company. May God bless you and your family and give you strength and endurance during this difficult time. Sincerely, Ray

  42. Audrey and Family, Are deepest sympathies are with you. Larry was a kind man. He will be surely missed. God Bless

  43. I wish to express my deepest Sympathy and condolences to the family. Larry will be missed. I\’ve always appreciated his professionalism in supporting my projects. I have fond memories of some of the fishing trips he use to organize. They were great fun because of larry, even though you were skunked! Manny

  44. Audrey, Our deepest sympathy goes out to you as well as Larry\’s family. He was a great guy and fun to hang out with. (mickey)- “I can remember at management club meetings in the 80\’s, talking with Larry about the old muscle cars of the 60\’s, then one time, during dinner, we slipped out into the parking lot to pop the hood on your 5.0 liter MUSTANG. We anylized it for 20 minutes, then, slipped back in for dinner”. It\’s a great memory.

  45. The golf course will never be as fun. I will miss seeing you attempt that big swing out on the tee. You made life fun both on the job and off. Thank you, Eric

  46. Dearest Audrey, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Karen & Mark Albitz

  47. Audrey and Family, Are deepest sympathies are with you. Larry thanks for being a great guy and helping me at my job. God Bless -Danny W. van Echten & Family.

  48. my deepest sympathies and prayers . i really enjoyed playing golf with larry and audrey and had alot of laughs and good times. i am really gone to miss him. we will see you in heaven.

  49. I just lost my grandma so i feel your grief. The days are going to be hard at first. but they will get better. Remember that being here on earth is just a stop over. We are just visting waiting to get to our true home. Where pain and heartace is not there. I wish you all the best. Your friend Greg Cope

  50. Audrey, With heartfelt sympathy in this time of sorrow. Larry will be missed by all who knew him. Love and prayers Viola

  51. It was a pleasure to have known and worked with Larry for many years. Our sincere condolences to Audrey and Larry\’s family

  52. In working at Hughes, Larry was never too busy to help me. I always appreciated his generosity in helping me when I needed him. He never ever said no. I will pray for him, and I hope he will put in a good word for the rest of us here behind.

  53. Larry was a such a role model student when he attended Computer Education Institute. He had such a warm heart and always helped follow students. Larry, you will be missed. God Bless. Hannah

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