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Britain Lawrence


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Lawrence, Britain (Brit)



A long time resident of Albuquerque, New Mexico passed away May 18,2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

He was born in Lubbock, Texas April 20,1938.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Calvin (Bill) Lawrence and Virginia Lawrence.

Brit spent his youth in Sacramento, California, before enrolling in the United States Army. After his military service he moved to Albuquerque, where he began a long career in the electric wholesale supply and lighting business. Brit's strength as a creative entrepreneur started many businesses in his life time. Some of these are well known local companies such as National Lighting, National Electric Supply and NICOR, Inc. Much of his success was derived from his very strong sense of creative marketing and product development. He was a member of EAGA (Executive Association of Greater Albuquerque), NAED Board (National Association of Lighting Distributors as well as other industry organizations.

He is survived by his son Rocklan Lawrence; daughter Michelle Mulkey; daughter-in-law Kelly Lawrence; son-in-law Duane Mulkey; four grandchildren, Ashlyn and Braeden Lawrence and Karlee and Garrett Mulkey.

Brit enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing and really loved spending time at his cabin in Chama, NM. He also enjoyed his retirement years in La Quinta, CA and Scottsdale AZ.
Published in Albuquerque Journal from May 29 to May 31, 2016
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