Gregory Dean Larson of Fort Collins passed away peacefully at
his home Sunday, July 29, 2001, after a year-long struggle with brain
cancer. He was 54.
On March 16, 2001, Greg married his long-time companion and partner, Julie
Cook. Most of his professional life revolved around photography.
From 1976 to 1985, he owned and operated Grand Camera on Elizabeth Street in
In addition to his talents as a photographer, Greg excelled at golf and enjoyed
playing the guitar and restoring vintage Alfa Romeos.
As the son of a Foreign Service Aid official, Greg spent his youth in Costa
Rica, Nigeria, and France. A 1965 graduate of Dreux American High School
in France, he went on to earn a degree in economics from the University of
In addition to his wife, Julie, survivors include his stepdaughter, Stacey,
currently in London his father, Laybourn Larson and his brother, Tim,
sister-in-law Margaret, and nephew, Kyle, all of Bellvue, Wash.
His mother, Catherine, preceded him in death.
In celebration of Greg's life, a casual gathering of family and friends will be
held at 4:pm Friday at the home of his good friends at 629 Matthews St., Fort
The family requests that any memorial donations be made to Hospice of Larimer
County or the Salvation Army in care of Goes Funeral Care.
From the Fort Collins Coloradoan
Date: July 31, 2001