Lawrence Bay

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Angela and Karina,
I can not put into words all of the emotions I am currently feeling. Larry is (always will be) a very special person and no one can or will ever take his place. Whomever tries has some mighty big shoes to fill He had a giant heart and always put others first. He will always have a special place in my heart.
My prayers for you and your extended family. May God bless you all.

Posted by: June Jones - South Hadley, MA   Apr 17, 2017

Angela and Karina,

My thoughts and prayers are with you. He adored you both. He always put the students first and will be greatly missed.

Posted by: A friend   Apr 17, 2017

Posted by: Sheila Kelly    Apr 17, 2017

Bay Family
When I first started at the Skills Center in 1978, Larry was one of the first people I met. We hit it off right away. He always had the students' best interest in mind and was a dedicated teacher and later years a dedicated administrator. When I think of Larry I'll be reminded of that, his passion for the Detriot Tigers and all the laughs we had. RIP Larry.

Posted by: Ray Williamson - Ludlow   Apr 17, 2017

If the after-life is a reflection of the memories we share of our friends and loved ones, Larry's after-life will be full of doing for others and trying to make the world a better place. And it will be full of good food, humor and fishing. We will miss him.

Posted by: A friend   Apr 17, 2017

Bay Family:
I worked with Larry for many years. He was a great man with a great sense of humor and a real passion for helping his students achieve their dreams. RIP Larry

Posted by: Barry Metayer - Wilbraham, MA   Apr 17, 2017

What a shocking loss, all of us who worked with Larry in Holyoke are deeply saddened by his passing.

I can't count how many committees and projects we worked on together over the 25 years we knew one another: in all of them Larry was focused, patient, intelligent, funny, open, and hard-working. If Larry was on a project, you knew it would be done right. He wasn't afraid to speak his mind - he was a heart-felt advocate for the many

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Posted by: Naomi Klayman - Holyoke, MA   Apr 17, 2017

Angela- I am so sorry about Larry's passing. He was a wonderful man, always managing to make folks smile even on the worst of days. My heart goes out to you, with love and sympathy.

Posted by: Dori McCormack - Greenfield, MA   Apr 17, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your daughter. Larry was a very special man, he will be deeply missed.

Posted by: Carol Ann Novogroski - Westfield, MA   Apr 16, 2017

To the Bay family, I was so socked when I saw Larry's name in the obituary.. I was just thinking of him on April 1st, as I also do..was saying to myself I should just pop in and pay him a visit. I worked with Larry at the Skills Center..he was one of the best, great personality, cook and refinishing furniture... I will never forget you Larry. RIP

Posted by: Lucille (Caba) Suprenant - Feeding Hills, MA   Apr 16, 2017