Larry L. Flynn (1948 - 2017)

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Larry L. Flynn, 69, left for his final big adventure on Nov. 15, 2017. He died peacefully at home, with his wife by his side. He leaves behind his loving wife, Ledjha; son, Brysen; brother, Brad; sister, Linda and her children, Oliva, Amanda and Robert. He is now reunited with his parents, Lorraine and Truman Flynn and his brothers, Tom and Truman "Willie."
Larry was born on Oct. 17, 1948, in Monroe, La. There, he grew up and worked at his parents' restaurants, where he learned to be a cook. In 1966, he moved to California to see the Beatles play at Shea Stadium. He worked as a professional pool player, as well as working at restaurants and at Walgreens.
Larry served his country during the Vietnam War. Afterwards, he returned to California and continued his job at Walgreens, where he was inspired to become a pharmacist. Working as a cook to pay for school, he graduated from the University of Utah, School of Pharmacy in 1976. Upon graduation, he returned to California and opened up his own store, Magnolia Pharmacy.
Larry always desired to visit Alaska, so, in 1981, he sold his business and moved to Anchorage to be a pharmacist at Longs Drugs. His Alaska career took him to many Alaska communities: Barrow, Kotzebue, Kodiak and Fairbanks. With his entrepreneurial spirit, he started PRN Fishing Charters and Rent a Rolls Royce.
In 2004, Larry opened his own pharmacy, Anchorage Medset Pharmacy, known also as AMP Pharmacy. His motto was professionalism and excellence of service. He shared many memories with his employees, which included numerous trips. He shared his loved of the outdoors with all of his family and friends. He put together hunting trips, fishing trips and just any other reason to explore the Last Frontier. In June 2016, with another adventure checked off his bucket list, he floated 168 river miles of the Yukon River with his wife and dog.
Larry was a generous man who helped many people in any way he could, including financially. He donated many prime rib dinners he prepared himself at his home to charitable organizations. His passion for the music of the Beatles led to bringing many Beatles cover bands to Anchorage over the years.
Larry will always be remembered for his kindness, generosity and passion for the Beatles music.
Larry's Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.
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7216 Lake Otis Parkway
Anchorage, AK 99507
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Published in Anchorage Daily News on Nov. 29, 2017
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