by Larry McElwain with Chris Meggs
As a funeral director for over 45 years, Larry McElwain has an exceptional understanding of America’s relationship with death and how we grieve. Through the years, he has helped people through unimaginable grief. Larry’s commitment to service extends beyond helping families honor their loved ones. Through the years, Larry has also generously donated his time and energy to many business, community, and charitable organizations. Most notably, he served as the President and CEO of the Lawrence, Kansas Chamber of Commerce and President of the Kansas Funeral Directors Association. Larry is also a member of the Lawrence Business Hall of Fame. He holds degrees from the University of Kansas and the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science. He is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hunting and backpacking. Larry and his wife Susan live in Overland Park, Kansas. They have five children and 13 grandchildren.
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