Larry Miller


Larry Miller, 58, died of injuries sustained in a March 2014 mudslide in Oso, Wash.

Larry and Sandy Miller were slowly moving into a grand home they had been building near a bend in the Stillaguamish River. They had added a guest house along the water for friends and family. The couple ran their own roofing company, Seattle Roof Advisor, where Larry Miller, 58, was a broker and Sandy, 64, did the bookkeeping. Active members of Northshore Christian Church, they counseled engaged couples and married couples struggling to hold it together.

Larry Miller has been confirmed dead. Sandy Miller is still missing.

On the morning of the mudslide, Ron DeQuillettes, an electrical contractor who also did blacktop installation work, was to come to the house to give an estimate for a new driveway. Greg Gorsuch, a friend of all three, introduced them to one another at the Seattle Home Show in February.

He wrote in an email: "I imagine the three of them, Ron, Larry and Sandy all standing out in the front of the house facing the river and the beautiful mountains on the other side while reviewing the possibilities."

Courtesy of The Seattle Times

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I'm just learning of Larry's passing. This is a shock to me. I was a client and not a close friend, but I referred many to Larry over the years. He provided a much needed service when I needed it. I wonder if anyone is continuing his good work both in roofing and with their church.

Dear Wynette & family,

I'm so sorry about Larry's passing & that I wasn't able to come see you. May God comfort, strengthen you, & give you peace. Y'all will be in my prayers. God bless!

I have been struggling for weeks now trying to wrap my mind around the fact of losing two such special friends. Larry and Sandy came into Darrell and my lives shortly after they were married in early 2000 by joining our Marriage RX class. They soon became very dear, wonderful close friends. We spent many hours together studying God's word and discussing what it meant for our lives here and for eternity. When we retired in 2004 they took over helping with the marriage ministry and continued to...

My deepest condolences go out to Larry's friends and family. I was blessed to be able to work with him at Elek. He was such a hard worker. He always did go above and beyond when it came to his work. Such a sweet guy. He will be missed very much!!

I came to be friends with Larry and Sandy through the design and building of their dream home. I saw Larry the day before the slide, and saw them both at every Seattle Home Show. They always had a smile and a kind word. I will miss them both, as will everyone at International Homes of Cedar.


May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Larry, you will be SO missed by so many people. We are blessed to have had you touch our lives. Don and I will always appreciate the marriage advice you and Sandy gave us. It helped to make our marriage stronger. You were very humble when talking about your marriage relationship and shared honestly and with much humor some of the stories of times that did not go exact as planned. You two were a shining example of what a Godly marriage looks like. I know you were building your dream home here...