Lawrence “Larry” A. Schmid was born on Nov. 18, 1946 in Riverside, California and died on June 24, 2011 at the young age of 64. He was the son of Arnold and Betty Schmid. Larry was a loving husband, father, grandfather, teacher and friend who enjoyed the outdoors, traveling, fishing, juggling and living life. He was an honest and caring man and those who knew him loved him.He is survived by his wife, best friend and soulmate, Donna Schmid; daughters, April (Schmid) McHugh and her husband, James McHugh; Krista Ratnaweera and her husband, Sirimal Ratnaweera; son, Ian Abramson; brother, Richard Schmid and his wife, Brenda Schmid; sisters, Mary Walton, Judy Cahill, and Karen Graves; grandson, Zakary McHugh and grand-daughter, Skye McHugh, five nieces and six nephews.We will miss him.Waterside service will begin at 3 p.m., Wednesday, June 29 at Meyers Falls. Please join the family for a fiesta immediately following. Please visit the on-line memorial and sign the guestbook at www.danekasfuneralchapel.com. Danekas Funeral Chapel and Crematory has been entrusted with arrangements.