Larry Baack

Profile Updated: May 1, 2010
Residing In: Berkeley, CA USA
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Larry Baack has left an In Memory comment for Stephen Cuthbert.
Sep 06, 2016 at 8:33 PM

Reading Dick Wehe's moving tribute to Steve Cuthbert brings back many memories of our times at Chabot, Claremont and Tech, as do the comments of Dave Gideon and many others. I especially think of our special days in Grammar School. Down from Chabot there was a whole group of boys about the same age - Bill Dubois, Steve and a bunch of others. We played together a lot in the streets and sometimes at St. Alberts on their grass. It was a great time growing up with lots of friends and we had  healthy fun. Steve was a great guy and indeed a terrific swimmer and a credit to our school and country. Dick's stories about him later at Temescal where we hung out a lot as little kids, and during the trip to Russia are really special. I heard of Steve's death a long time ago but did not know all of  the details. It is important to honor his memory. Those were very difficult times, so sad and so hard on his family. I had three deployments to Vietnam and during those years my wife, Jane, taught elementary school in Coronado. The school was just outside the Main Gate of North Island Naval Air Station, the home port to at least three of the carriers that fought in the war. The neighborhood was virtually all Navy and most of the dads were naval aviators. The tours and tragedies were so hard on the famlies and the children who came to that  school. The mothers (and today spouses)had to hold it all together during those long months and afterwards as well .We should remember them too for all they did and do. Many thanks to Dick for helping us remember our classmate, Steve Cuthbert.

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