David Lawrence (Larry) Greenwald passed away on September 27, 2013, in Castle Rock, Colorado. He was born November 23, 1951, to Marjorie (Sellers) Greenwald and David Greenwald.
He grew up and attended school in Alamosa, Colorado, and graduated from East High School, Denver, Colorado. He attended the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting in 1973. He obtained his CPA license in 1975.
Larry had a passion and respect for business and was a creative CPA and entrepreneur. He was always intent on helping others with their business challenges. He loved the outdoors and camping, especially the San Luis Valley.
He had a very keen mind, quick humor, and was a wise and astute counsel. He was an avid history buff and knew a lot of “good stuff” including sci-fi, trivia, and things no one else would ever know. A conversation with Larry was always an experience and if he knew, and you didn’t, you would very soon!
He is predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Atha B. and Robert E. Sellers, pioneers of Alamosa; his paternal grandparents, Lena and Conrad Greenwald, pioneers of Windsor; his parents, Marjorie and David, and step-father, Ralph Tharp of Alamosa. He is survived by and whose legacy will proudly continue in his beloved sons, Bradley David Greenwald of Denver, Colorado, and Brian Lawrence Greenwald of Carbondale, Colorado. In addition, he will be a treasured memory of his sister and brother-in-law, Dee Greenwald Schranz and Mike Schranz of Denver, Colorado, and as “Uncle Arly” to Kristi and Eric. A host of many will always cherish his life, especially his dear friend extraordinaire, Terry Thon.
Larry will be interred between his parents in The Alamosa Cemetery on Tuesday, October 7, 2013 at noon. A Celebration of his Life will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2013, at 10:30 AM at Wilcox Park, Wilcox, and Second Avenue, Castle Rock, Colorado. A light luncheon will follow the services.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in his memory to Colorado Open Lands for their land protection work in the San Luis Valley.
Donations can be mailed to Colorado Open Lands, 274 Union Blvd. Suite 320, Lakewood, CO, 80228.