Merrill
Raizen, Merrill Lawrence (Larry), a resident of Redondo Beach, passed away on Monday, August 27, 2007 in Inglewood. Born in Denver, CO. Larry was 59 when he died. Larry had served in the Army during The Vietnam War. Career notes – CIO of Centinela Freeman Hospital for the past year. Primarily worked in the medical field with Perot Systems for the last 20 years. Prior to that worked in construction and went to school. Personal interests & hobbies: family, maintained his relationships with family and friends throughout the years, some of his friendships have lasted 30 years, avid golfer, loved nature, enjoyed road trips, technology, stained glass, antique bottles Civic activities Coached his children’s sporting activities to include baseball, basketball, soccer, track & field. Participated in the American Heart Association events throughout the year. Founder and chairman of St. Joseph Healthcare Foundation annual golf tournament in Eureka, CA. Passions: family dinner time was must to reflect on each others day, golf Fan of: Colorado & New Mexico mountains, Arnold Palmer, Denver Broncos and other Colorado teams. Authors Tony Hillerman and John Grisham. He is survived by his loving wife, Joyce Raizen of Redondo Beach, CA, Father, Bernard Raizen of Denver, CO, Son, Samuel Raizen of Redondo Beach, CA, Son, Joshua Smith of Redondo Beach, CA, Daughter, Lisa DeForge of Loveland, CO, Daughter, Lisa (Shawn) Leech of Phoenix, AZ, Sister, Diane Raizen of Centinneal, CO, Brother, Randall (Lynn) Raizen of Denver, CO, and Brother, Theodore (Louise) Raizen of Philadelphia, PA. Preceded in death by his Mother, Henrietta Raizen. The Service will be held at Journey of Faith Baptist Church on Saturday, September 1, 2007 at 3:00 P.M. A reception will follow at the Church. Burial will be held at Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe, New Mexico . In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the american Heart Association, you can help me reach this goal by joining this team today! By clicking on the link below, you will be taken to a web page where you can click on My Team Page, then Join Our Team and register online! Thank you for your support. https://www.kintera.org/faf/donorReg/donorPledge.asp?ievent=215897&supid=187035158 to visit my personal web page and help me in my efforts to support American Heart Association - Los Angeles, CA

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  1. I am Godmother to Lisa Vivan Raizen Leach. Our entire family was so sorry to here about Mr. Raizen passing. Your entire family will be in our prayers.

  2. Joyce, Josh, Sam, Larry’s relatives and friends…. My deepest sympathies are with you during this difficult time. You will be kept in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Joyce, Josh and Sam, We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We are all lucky to have met him. Kathy & Murray Rehder

  4. I was saddened to here of your brother’s passing. I have been praying for your comfort in this time of loss.

  5. kELLEY AND I ARE SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT LARRY. WE LOVE YOU GUYS AND I KNOW GOD WILL GET YOU THROUGH THIS SADDENED TIME. GOD HAS A WONDERFUL PLAN FOR YOU AND YOUR KIDS SO HANG IN THERE. LOVE LISA&KELLEY

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