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Updated: 02/02/2017 03:56:02PM

Larry W. Duisberg

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Larry Warner Duisberg of Arcadia died last month in his home of a sudden and unexpected heart attack.

He was born on Oct. 1, 1947, in El Paso, Texas, to Dr. Peter and Mrs. Annabelle Duisberg.

Larry graduated from Coronado High School in 1966, part of the first graduating class of that school. He obtained more education at the Canal Zone College in Panama, and earned a B.S. in Psychology at the University of Minnesota and a M.S. at Minnesota State at Mankato in 1973. He worked for the Florida Department of Corrections at various prisons as a Clinical Psychologist until retirement in 2005. Larry was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Arcadia where he was active in the various Sunday School programs and wrote a column for the newsletter. He also volunteered at Tidewell Hospice Care, the DARN program of Catholic Charities, and occasionally taught stress management classes at Habitat for Humanity.

Larry is survived by his fraternal twin brother, Gerald, of Englewood; his sons, David of Titusville, Florida, and John (Lauren) of Atlanta, Georgia; grandaughters, Maddalyn and Emerson, former wife Jeanette; mother-in-law, Jeanne Riedel; and brother-in-law, Victor of Sebastian. Larry was preceeded in death by his mother in 2007; and his father in 2013.

A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, as part of the regular worship service at 11 a.m. After a brief break, the memorial portion will begin at 12:30 p.m.


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