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SOUTHWICK, Lawrence III
SOUTHWICK - Lawrence Iii Died on May 10, 2017. He was born August 20, 1962 in Kalamazoo, MI. He grew up and lived most of his life in Amherst, NY. Mr. Southwick is survived by his wife Dianne; loved friend Dori; his parents Lawrence Southwick, Jr. and Patricia A. Southwick; his two sisters Rebecca Johnston of Sunnyvale, CA and Catherine A. Southwick of Buffalo, as well as two nephews and a niece in Sunnyvale. Mr. Southwick was a graduate of Williamsville South High School and SUNY College at Fredonia. He was a long-time employee of the Erie County Water Authority. His interest in history, particularly of medieval times, involved him for many years in the Society for Creative Anachronism, where he was known as "Brandric The Rock Slayer" for his archery. Mr. Southwick was an avid reader and exceptional writer. A celebration of his life will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Amherst in July. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to your local library.