In Memoriam: Larry Pope ’61

Larry Pope ’61 died Sept. 3, 2020, at age 81. He was born on March 21, 1939, in Olympia, Wash. He was an educator, working at Reynolds High School in Troutdale, Ore. for 33 years. He taught social studies and coached baseball at the school.

He was a beloved husband, father, stepfather, brother, and grandfather to five grandchildren. He leaves behind his beloved wife and traveling companion of 31 years, Connie Pope, of Mesa, Ariz. He also leaves behind two daughters, Beth Ann Pope of McMinnville, Ore., and Jill A. Pope of Portland, Ore. (Matthew Melton); sister, Linda Knotts (Don); stepdaughters Janell Davidson of Issaquah, Wash.; and Jamie Lauterbach of Stromberg, Germany.

Larry was preceded in death by his first wife, Jo Vrooman Pope.

Friday, Jan. 13, 2023