Lawrence (Larry) Caplan
February 24, 1939 - May 10, 2021
Larry passed away on May 10th, 2021 with his wife Allison by his side. He was born in New York, New York and spent early childhood years in Brooklyn and Staten Island. He is the oldest brother to Robert (Bob) Caplan of Falmouth, MA and Bette Meyerowich of Monroe, NJ.
He attended Ohio State University, "Once a Buckeye, always a Buckeye". Larry worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry for 30 years with Sandoz Pharmaceuticals and Novartis. After retiring, he became a successful independent consultant for other pharmaceutical companies.
Larry and Allison met in Los Angeles and were married 52 years. They have two daughters, Valerie Caplan and Melissa Austin (married to Mike Austin). Larry has 3 grandchildren, Hailey Austin, Trace Austin and Aaron Caplan. Larry loved his European vacations and cruising with Allison. The best of times were the Hawaiian vacations with the entire family. Larry loved golf and his golfing buddies at Contra Costa Country Club.
Animals were always a part of the household, especially the big dogs that lived out their lives, loved and cared for. Larry loved horses from his childhood days throughout his entire life. He passed along his love of horses to his daughters and enjoyed seeing them ride and care for their horses. Larry was an avid reader and sports trivia aficionado.
A Celebration of Life will be held on June 27th from 2:00 to 5:00pm at Contra Costa Country Club
801 Golf Club Road in Pleasant Hill. View the online memorial for Lawrence (Larry) Caplan
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Published by East Bay Times on Jun. 13, 2021.