Larry Lamer Sayr
Last updated 4/30/2020 at 8:37am
Larry Lamer Sayrs, 84, died Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Spokane Veterans Home in Spokane, Wash., following a brief illness.
He was born March 4, 1936, in The Dalles, Ore., to Josephine (Johnson) and Lamer Sayrs and grew up in Moro, Ore.. After graduating from Moro High School in 1954 - having set the state record in the 100-yard dash at 10.2 seconds in a rainstorm-Larry served in the U.S. Navy for 10 years. In 1958, he received the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for running back to a crashed, burning helicopter to rescue a trapped passenger.
He married Mayo Ann Cross on Aug. 9, 1964, in Mor...