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Lawrence Dewing Westfall, 67, died surrounded by his family on May 7, 2017. He was born on April 13, 1950, in Lawrence, Mass. He grew up in Andover, Mass., where he graduated from Andover High School in 1968. Larry later went on to earn his BA degree in theater at the University of West Florida. Larry was an educator at Bayshore High School in Bradenton, Fla., for 15 years. He inspired many students in his Drama classes. Besides teaching, Larry was an avid writer. He wrote a few screenplays to keep his creative juices flowing. He also performed at the Riverfront Theater in Bradenton, Fla. Larry is survived by his wife of 38 years, Valerie Westfall; his son, Brannon; daughter-in-law, Renee, and his precious granddaughter, Penny Layne, all of Palmetto. He also leaves behind three sisters, Lesley Whitley of Andover, Mass., Leila Leland of South Berwick, Maine, and Linda Jewett of Denver, Colo.
Memorial Services will be at a later date in Andover, Mass. Memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice, Inc. Arrangements by Brown and Sons Funeral Homes and Crematory, 43rd Street Chapel, Bradenton, FL. Condolences may be made at www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.
Published on  May 11, 2017
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