CASSOU, Laurence Pierre - Of Piedmont died Wed, May 26, 2004. Devoted husband for 46 years of Joan W. Cassou [OHS 1954]; father of Laurence B. Cassou of Lake Oswego, OR and Robert J. Cassou of Quincy, CA; loving grandfather of Michael L. and Thomas A. Cassou of Lake Oswego, OR; brother of Odette Ybarra of Reno, NV; father-in-law of Julie Cassou of Quincy, CA; and uncle of Lynne Monti of Susanville, CA and Steve Parker of Pioneer, CA.
Larry was born September 12, 1935 in Oakland, CA to Felix and Clemence Cassou. He attended Oakland High School and graduated from San Jose State University. While attending San Jose State, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega, serving as its president in 1957.
Larry had a long and successful career in the investment securities business in Oakland. He was associated with Dean Witter (now Morgan Stanley) for over 30 years. Larry was a member and past president of the Athenian-Nile Club. He was also a longtime member of the Claremont Country Club in Oakland.
Family and friends are cordially invited to share a Memorial Celebration of his Life on Thursday, June 3, 2004 at 11:00 am at the Claremont Country Club, 5295 Broadway Terrace, Oakland, CA, 510-653-6789. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Laurence's name to the Children's Hospital Foundation, 747 52nd Street, Oakland, CA 94609.