You will forever be in our hearts.
  • 71 years old
  • Born on July 13, 1943 in Arkansas, United States.
  • Passed away on December 1, 2014 in Colorado, United States.

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Larry N. Evans.  He lost his battle with cancer on December 1, 2014.

He was a man that wore many hats; Son, Brother, Husband, Father, Grandfather, Friend, Fire Fighter, Paramedic, Carpenter, Sailor, Teacher and active Sierra Club Member.  He loved so many and was loved by many in return.

He is survived by his wife, 5 children, 8 grandchildren, brother and sister.

He will forever remain in the hearts of all that knew him.

Please take a moment to light a candle, share a memory, or offer condolences to the family.



Posted by Crislyn Grant on 2nd December 2017
I did not know this tribute page existed until this very morning. It was so nice to see all the tributes from friends and family that loved him so much. He was incredibly smart and incredibly talented. He mastered things and moved on. I remember when he decided to buy a camera and months later he had the cover on Outside magazine. Not because he told anyone but because I saw the magazine at the bookstore. He was a born teacher and taught anyone that wanted to learn. He taught me to sail and he introduced me to Jimmy Buffett’s music. He also introduced me to my husband of 32 years. He said “CJ”, your boyfriend is a jerk. Barry is a good man”. He was right about a lot of things. I miss you everyday bro.
Posted by Barry Grant on 21st December 2014
Larry was a great friend as well as my brother-in-law. He introduced me to his sister, my wife Crislyn of almost 30 years. He was the best man at our wedding and is sorely missed. Larry was always the one to pitch in and help others. If you had a problem he made it his until he could help you out. I am always amazed at the number of friends he had from so many walks of life. He was a generous and friendly person who was a remarkable craftsman and a man of many interests. If a man is measured by the number of people he could count as true friends or loving family he was a rich man who lived a life worth living. Goodbye bro'.
Posted by Sandi Phillips on 13th December 2014
Larry was always a gentle soul, and very kind to me. I remember two things most vividly: when we were kids, Larry, Michael and Cris always answered "Ma'am?" or "Sir?" when addressed (instead of "What"), and it's a good bet that Michael and Cris wouldn't have done it Larry didn't, as he was the oldest--I was very impressed, but not enough to imitate him! And when Rachel, our daughter was 10 days old, we took her to Bernice and Beryl's for her first outing, and Larry was there. He held her and told us how alert she was and how special she was! We didn't know then, as she is our only child, but Larry had two boys and we figured he knew. David and I thought it was so wonderful of Larry to tell us that, and remembered it ever since! How kind of him, as usual; I think of our families taking lots of trips together as kids, and all the fun we had, and will miss him greatly!
Posted by Andrew Grant on 11th December 2014
Larry was my uncle and I am so grateful to have had him in my life. Larry would never brag about it, but he was a great teacher. When I was 17, I was lucky enough to spend a few days working with him to finish a basement. To this day, I remember the proper distance between the 2x4 lumber, the right way to use a nail gun, and how to cut plywood. More importantly than that, Larry gave me the sense I could build anything - and he was really fun to work with, too. Larry quietly made a big impact in many people's lives just by being himself and I will never forget how great it was to learn from him. I miss you, Uncle Larry.
Posted by Jessica Durant on 5th December 2014
I met Larry when I moved to Denver in 2001. He immediately took me under his wing and treated me like one of his own as well as my 2 1/2 year old daughter. He was such an amazing support when I hit hard times. He made sure my daughter had a birthday by bringing a cake and spending the afternoon playing with her. I will forever be grateful and blessed to have known such a kind, giving and caring person. He will be missed.
Posted by Cyndi Fastert on 4th December 2014
Larry was my neighbor and a friend. What I loved about Larry...he was kind and laughed easily. He was a great conversationalist because he was interesting and had experienced so much of life. He smiled a lot and always made you feel welcome when you entered his space. He was brave. He has a good soul. He loved dogs. Larry left this world with good karma and I am certain his next life will be a good one. I am happy to have known such a fine man.
Posted by Anna Kerley on 3rd December 2014
Larry was "my Larry" which held so much more meaning than just the words Dad or Father. I knew Larry would work hard for us and always support us. He did not do it out of obligation or duty but because he wanted to. He wanted to be a dad and therefore he was the best dad a girl could ask for. He was such a good man. He was the only person I ever trusted to love my mother and take care of her (when I thought I was the only one qualified enough). Together they taught me how to love and how to raise a family. They taught me to find my soul mate and build a strong relationship with the man I love. I will keep his memory close to my heart. Thank you for all that you have given me, material and emotional. Love you and miss you My Larry.
Posted by Bridget Driver on 2nd December 2014
I will always remember him as "Dad". He loved me through some of the hardest times in my life, and taught me so much. I will be forever thankful that he loved my mom, and took on the task of raising 3 girls. He didn't have to love us as his own, but he did. Love and miss you Dad, always and forever!!!
Posted by Ryan Wilson on 2nd December 2014
I met Larry while visiting Colorado in 2008. He was a friendly, down to earth man, who spoke with me as if I were a combination of an old friend and younger relative. I tagged along with him for a week or two while he worked, and he quickly became my buddy and therapist as we spent those days together. His humor and wisdom were a gift that I still treasure. He made me feel welcome in an unfamiliar place, and became a large part of one of the best times in my life. I've missed him since then, and will even more so now. My thoughts and prayers are with all of his family.

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