Lawrence "Larry" Tom Brennan November 19, 1986 – December 7, 2010 Our beloved son, brother, and fiancée died in a tragic motorcycle accident on Tuesday, December 7, 2010. Larry turned 24 years old on November 19. Larry is survived by his father, David Brennan; mother and step-father, Lisa Jo and Manuel Hernandez; sister, Lauren Jean Brennan; and fiancée Ali Wood and her daughter Jade. Larry is also survived by his grandmothers, numerous aunts and uncles, many cousins, and a multitude of friends. Larry graduated from South High School in 2005, where he lettered in track for the high jump, worked for his father at Melroy Co., Inc., was a certified welder, and recently enlisted in the Marines. Larry was a Torrance Police Department Explorer and the drummer in the band Slow Child. His other interests included but are not limited to skateboarding, shooting, dirt biking, hiking, rock climbing, body building, and thoroughly enjoyed his street bike. Viewing will be Friday, December 17, 2010 from 5 to 9 pm at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance. A celebration of Larry's life will be held on Saturday, December 18, 2010 at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 330 Palos Verdes Blvd., Redondo Beach at 11 am with a reception following. In lieu of flowers, Larry's legacy will be to establish a college fund for Jade. Donations can be made to "Jade Wood" and sent to Wells Fargo Advisors in care of Anthony Ignacio, 3020 Old Ranch Parkway, Suite 190; Seal Beach, CA 90740-2751.

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  1. I am so sorry..I live right where the accident happened and was there at the time. Me and my daughter wish to send deep condolences to all the family

  2. I was on my way home from court and happened to approach the accident 5 minutes after it took place. I am extremely saddened when I think of what I saw. I was in total shock over the devastating wreckage. I will never forget it. Last Saturday, I went to visit the memorial and saw the flowers and photos, sounds like Larry was a wonderful person. My deepest prayers go to his family.

  3. Dear Lisa Jo, Manny, and Lauren, I am devastated with sadness over the loss of your dear son/brother Larry. I am holding you all in my heart in prayer for God to bring you the comfort you so desperately need at this tragic time. Please know that my love and prayers are with you always, Julie Jacks

  4. Lisa and Lauren, I was so sorry to hear about the passing of Larry…by working at RHLS School he and Lauren was one of my many babies. I send my condolences to you and your entire family may God send you peace, I know Larry will be missed. Take care and be strong. Mr Harold RHLS School Redondo Beach Ca…

  5. I am Larry’s mom. He was an amazing son and had a smile that would brighten any room he entered. He was the kind of friend that always had your back and the kind of person that always stood up for those that were being bullied. I will miss the days of his practical jokes, like when he and his friends froze my undergarments. Yes, froze…Lord, what I would do to have my silly boy back. I miss you son, but I know I will be seeing you again…I love you the mostest!!!

  6. David; Lauren and All of Larry’s Beloved Family Members, We have been so blessed to have known Larry for so much of his too short life on this earth. We thought there would be more time to see him continue to grow and share his experiences with us. But, we know he is safe with God now, although, we will miss him so very much. Our hearts are broken with this loss and the pain his family and friends are feeling. We will never forget him. He was a beautiful young man just beginning to find his way. We always enjoyed his smile when seeing and talking with him each day. Lisa, Ali and Jade our condolences to you as well. You meant so much to him. God Bless all of Larry’s Family and Friends that they will be able to endure their lives without him.

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