Gordon William Larsen, 80, died on April 22.
He was born in Utica, on July 10, 1932 to Julius and Ruth (Jones) Larsen. Gordon attended high school in Clinton where he met his wife, Suzanne Vollmer.
He served in the Army in the 82nd Airborne as a Ranger. He then earned his bachelors degree at Bryant College in 1958. After college he worked for many years at Ford Motor Company in Buffalo and Dearborn, Mich.
He was predeceased by his parents; sister, Elinor; and brother, George. He is survived by his wife Suzanne (Vollmer) Larsen; sister, Beverly Conley; daughter, Juliet and her husband, Clark; sons, Christian, Matt and wife, Kimberley, Erik and wife, Valerie; and grandchildren; Kourtney, Allyson, Spenser, Casey, Zachary and Lauren.