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Laurence Stabler Jr. ’50

Laurence, an engineering major known to friends as Jan or Larry, died Jan. 5, 2019.

A Quaker who joined the Merchant Marine in World War II, Jan later had several careers—as a building contractor, in industrial and residential real estate, and manufacturing communication equipment. He loved art and music—especially opera, bagpipes, and Ragtime—and was a member of the Barnacle Busters dive club in Gainesville, Fla. A skilled craftsman, Jan could build anything with wood, metal, and stone.

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