Our Honoree

Laurence Allen Hansen | 1941-2009

2017 PAP Honoree - Larry HansenBorn in Fillmore Utah June 5, 1941 – He passed away July 25, 2009 after a very long struggle with Parkinson’s disease.  Larry served in the US Navy and in the 19th Special Forces Group.

Larry graduated from Weber State College with a Bachelor’s degree in Automotive Engineering.  He worked as a General mine manager for many companies all over the world, including Reynolds, Amax Gold, Freeport Indonesia, Amselco Mining and Kaiser Steel

Larry had 9 children and 15 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren

Larry enjoyed reading, taking things apart, rebuilding computers, horses, traveling, and was a professional at teasing his kids and grandkids.

He was the strongest and smartest man I have ever known.  He never gave up on something.  Dad never believed that Parkinson’s disease would beat him.  He was always making “Post Parkinson’s Disease plans”.