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LAWRENCE (LARRY) HENRY COLEMAN
March 26, 1935 - January 1, 2018

"Larry" Henry Coleman, born March 26, 1935, to Mildred and Lawrence Coleman in Brooklyn, NY, recently passed away at his home in Murrieta, CA. Larry was raised in Troy, NY. and graduated from Catholic Central High School. He was inducted into the CCHS Athletic Hall of Fame in June, 2004. After high school Larry served in the U.S. Army. Post dischage, he graduated from Ithaca College in NY with a major in physical therapy. He graduated from UCLA with a master's in public health. Over several decades Larry worked in various physical therapy positions, mainly in private practice in Los Angeles, Oxnard and Murrieta. Once retired, he enjoyed photography, sailing and other outdoor activities. His photography received several awards. He volunteered regularly at The Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Preserve in Murrieta. He was a familiar face at the Murrieta Library, Senior Center and local bookstores. Larry is survived by his three children, Michael Coleman, Placentia, Calif., Jeffrey (Kristina Bauer) Coleman, Redondo Beach, Calif., and Colleen (Danny) Meissner, Goodyear, Ariz.; three stepchildren, Shirley Zeiler, Gerri Markham and Timothy Moshenko; two grandsons, Max Coleman and J. Quinn Coleman; his brother, Paul Ley, Newberry, Fla.; two sisters, Mildred Ley Bragg, Archer, Fla. and Elizabeth Santucci, Bethesda, Md; numerous nephews, nieces and cousins; as well as friends in Troy and Murrieta. Memorial services will be held March 10 at 11am at Calvary Chapel Murrieta. Plans are underway for interment in the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. Memorial donations may be made to The Santa Rosa Plateau Foundation at srpf.org or The Temecula Valley Art League at temeculavalleyartleague.com/ or The Carlsbad Oceanside Art League at coalartgallery.com/
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Beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, rest in peace ... until we meet again.
Published in Press-Enterprise on Jan. 28, 2018
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