Raymond Keith Larson passed away peacefully at home on August 24, 2011 after a short battle with cancer. Keith was born on April 19, 1931 in Morgan Utah to Raymond Parley and Ann Giles Larson. He graduated from Morgan High School, and attended Weber State College and later graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science and Masters degree in Education. He served in the Northwestern States Mission for the LDS Church. After his mission he joined the Air Force and served in Japan as an Instrument Panel Instructor for 3 years. He met his sweetheart and eternal companion, Nora Howard at BYU. They were married in the Salt Lake Temple on September 7, 1960. Together they have 9 children 32 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. He taught Math and Science at Pleasant Grove High School and was also a counselor. He returned to teaching math at Orem Jr. High. He served as an ordinance worker in the Mt. Timpanogos temple. Keith and Nora together served in the Pennsylvania Philadelphia Mission for the LDS Church.
Keith is survived by his wife, Nora of Pleasant Grove, UT; his children Alan(Kami) Downington, PA; Ranae (Brad) Lehi; Scott (Kayla) Ephraim; Brent (Cindy) Reno, NV; Anita (Erik) Draper; Kristine (Dave) Orem; Michelle (Wendell) Beaverton, OR; Kaylyn (Rob) Rexburg, ID; Jay, Pleasant Grove. Keith is preceded in death by his parents and sister Leah.
A viewing will be held at Olpin Family Mortuary 494 S. 300 E. Pleasant Grove, UT Thursday, September 1, 2011 from 6 to 8 pm and beginning at 9:30 am Friday September 2nd prior to funeral services at the LDS Church, 1106 E. 200 S. in Pleasant Grove. Funeral services will be at 11am. Interment at the Milton cemetery.