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Larry Scofield

Larry Scofield

Thursday, October 22nd, 1936 Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

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Obituary for Larry Rex Scofield

LARRY REX SCOFIED
October 22, 1936 - November 5, 2019

Larry Rex Scofield, 83, of Falls City passed away on November 5, at home on his little farm. He had been on hospice for 12 days with “stage 4” heart failure. Born in Portland, he was the son of the late Rex and Ruth Scofield. Larry graduated Roseburg High, attended La Sierra University in California and then joined the Coast Guard. He participated in whale and bird surveys and studies in the artic ocean. He went on to obtain his master’s degree at the University of Massechutes in wildife biology. After working six years for the State of Massachusetts Fisheries Department, he returned to Oregon on the west coast and bought himself a little farm in Falls City.

Larry enjoyed wildlife, botany, and birding. He conducted a 20-year study on the spotted owl while working at the Bureau of Land Management. He helped save 25 botanical areas, 3 wild and scenic rivers, 1 wilderness area and the Columbia Gorge National Scenic area. He retired from the BLM in 1999.

He had a passion for ecology and the environment. He was a cowboy and his role model from a young boy and throughout life was the Lone Ranger. He loved getting together with friends and watching old-time cowboy movies. He had a strong spirituality and deep love for his kids. He was a musician, a soloist and a loving dad and husband. His favorite pasttime was camping, observing nature, reading, pie and rootbeer.

Larry is survived by his wife, Ruth Knobloch Scofield, brother Dr. Melvin Livingood, Mesquite, NV, sister Carolyn Scofied, Vancouver, WA, sister, Sharon Davis, Gladstone, OR, daughter Lucinda Holzman, son Bryan Scofield, daughter Heather Merrill, daughter Stephanie Crary and 17 grandchildren.

A memorial service has been scheduled for Saturday, November 30th 2 pm, at the Falls City Seventh-day Adventist Church. The Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family.

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    Saturday, November 30th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Falls City Seventh Day Adventist
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    Saturday, November 30th, 2019
    2:00pm

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Ines and Peggy Elting-Vasquez has honored the life of Larry Rex Scofield by planting a memorial tree.
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Ines and Peggy Elting-Vasquez

It was our pleasure to have known Larry, and even more so to have called him a Friend. We will miss his happy smile, Bless You Larry!
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Jane b Sabatino

Ruth, I am so sorry to hear about Larry. I am glad I was able to meet him. May God be with you and the family and bring you peace. Jane Sabatino
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