PIDGEON--Lawrence S. "Larry" February 12, 1963 - November 13, 2012. Born in Des Moines, IA, son of Harold and Shirley Pidgeon. Larry excelled in both golf and basketball and was an exceptional student. A graduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School in 1981, he then matriculated to Yale University, where he received simultaneous undergraduate and graduate degrees in Economics, graduating Summa Cum Laude and elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Larry began his career with Goldman Sachs as a Securities Analyst then with Plaza Investment Managers, where he worked with Louis Simpson to manage the GEICO investment portfolio. In 1996, Larry started CBM Investments, an investment partnership. The performance of CBM Partners was extraordinary: from inception, his fund achieved a 345% cumulative net return as compared with a 29% return in the S&P 500. Larry is survived by his wife Sue and his children Daniel, Alexandra and Jack; his parents, Harold and Shirley and brothers Brian and Mark. Services will be Friday, November 16 at 10am at Temple Solel in Cardiff by the Sea, CA. A memorial celebration of Larry's life will be held in New York City at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Larry's name to the
, The Yale Golf Team or the
, would be appreciated.
Published in The New York Times on Nov. 15, 2012