In Memoriam: Claire Larson
We extend our heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends of Claire Larson, former Chairman of the Board for DAAR in 1995, who passed away last month. She was 88. Born in Berlin NH, she was the daughter of Carl Elmer and Marie Devost Christiansen. After graduating from Boston University, Claire was employed by the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee in Washington DC. Subsequently, she was Special Assistant to U.S Senator Styles Bridges of New Hampshire when he was Minority Leader of the U.S Senate. She was a real estate broker with Coldwell Banker for 28 years and was very active in many civic organizations including DAAR.
Claire married John C. Larson of Gettysburg in 1951. Two children, Christina Larson Kelly of Winchester MA and Jacquelyn Claire Larson of Cary NC and two grandchildren, William V. Almand IV and Anne Claire Almand, survive them. John Larson pre-deceased his wife in 2000.
Online condolences may be made at monahanfuneralhome.com. Donations may be made to the Humane Society of Loudon County, PO Box 777, Leesburg, VA 20178.