Obituaries: Eric Jay Larson

  • by BAR staff
  • Wednesday August 25, 2021
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Eric Jay Larson
Eric Jay Larson

March 17, 1961 — August 17, 2021

Eric Jay Larson left us on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 in the home of his childhood on top of the hills in San Rafael, California.

Eric leaves for all a rich legacy of activism and environmental achievements with many years and projects aimed at protecting and restoring wetlands, riparian corridors, marine preserves, coastlines and open spaces, and acquiring green belts for wildlife in Northern California. He created and managed several fisheries and was nationally recognized by then-Vice President Al Gore at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. for the best managed fishery in the United States. Eric was a founding board member of the groundbreaking legendary cannabis dispensary Peace in Medicine.

Born in San Francisco on March 17, 1961, Eric was a world traveler from his early years on, and had many great adventures in so many amazing places throughout his life. He and his partner, Mitcho Thompson, celebrate their 30th anniversary this year.

Shaman. Activist. Faery. Farmer. Sailor. Carpenter. Daddy. Green Man.

Eric is survived by so many who love him it would take a book to list us all.

Donations may be made in his name to: Redwood Empire Trout Unlimited.

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