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June 13, 2017

Fanshawe College is saddened to learn of the passing of Lawrence (Larry) Kinlin. Larry was an entrepreneur and a philanthropist who led by example with an indomitable spirit. His ties with Fanshawe ran very deep. Larry was involved in the first capital campaign at the College and served on the Foundation Board for five years, becoming chairman of the highly successful $100 million Remarkable Campaign.

In 2008, Larry made a special commitment to Fanshawe, culminating with the naming of the Lawrence Kinlin School of Business. In 2012, Fanshawe recognized Larry's commitment to the College with the presentation of an Honorary Diploma and an Alumni Award of Distinction at the Hall of Fame Dinner earlier this year.

Visitation will take place on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James Street at Richmond Street, London, ON. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Peter's Basilica, 196 Dufferin Ave. at Richmond Street, London, ON, on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 1 p.m. Larry's full obituary may be read here.

In Larry's memory, the College flag at the London Campus will be lowered to half-mast on Thursday, June 15.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Larry's family, friends and others who knew him.