Memorial Service to Honor Emeritus Professor of Sociology

Friends will celebrate the life of Professor Larry T. Reynolds May 18 at Central Michigan University

| Author: Sarah Buckley | Media Contact: Sarah Buckley

Image of Larry T. Reynolds wearing a white hat and blue and white shirt while speaking into a microphone.Friends, colleagues, and former students are invited to remember, celebrate, and honor the life of Emeritus Professor of Sociology Larry T. Reynolds Saturday, May 18 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Central Michigan University Bovee University Center Rotunda.

Reynolds died October 30, 2023, in Grand Rapids. He taught Sociology courses at CMU from 1971-1999.

His family notes: “As we gather to remember, celebrate, and honor the life of Larry Reynolds, we welcome all who were impacted by his formidable intellect, unwavering friendship, and distinct presence to share their candid recollections, stories, and insights into his profound influence.”

Guests are encouraged to wear over-the-top outfits or accessories to pay homage to the loud and proud attire Reynolds loved to wear.

Among Reynolds honors include a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Michigan Sociological Association in 2022 accompanied by a special acknowledgement from Governor Gretchen Whitmer. In 2006, the Michigan Sociological Association established its highest teacher award in his name and presented the inaugural award to Reynolds.

Please visit the Michigan Sociological Association website to read a tribute to his life and the impact he had on others.

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