Obituary: Larry M. Shults

Larry Shults
Larry M. Shults
April 23, 1941 ~ July 19, 2018

Larry M. Shults, 77, passed away July 19, 2018, at home from complications of COPD.
He is survived by Sherrard, his wife of 47 years; a son and daughter, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He spent 20 years in Alaska working for Dr. Robert L. Rausch at Arctic Health Research in Anchorage on Helminths of fish and wildlife, and the Institute of Marine Science at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, working on marine mammal parasites. He received his Ph.D. in ecology at the University of Wyoming in 1986. He worked in private industry studying the effects of pesticides on various crops and waste water. He retired in 2005 from the BLM where he worked as a natural resource specialist in oil and gas in Meeker, Colo., and as the planner for the Ironwood Forest National Monument in Tucson, Ariz.
Celebration of life will be Sept. 16 at Judy’s Family Restaurant from 2:30-4 p.m., 435 Hwy 6&50, Fruita, Colo.
For donations “In Memory of Larry Shults” send to UW Foundation, 222 S 22nd St., Laramie, Wyo., 82070.