In Memoriam Larry Bass (1949-2021)

— Written By

It is with gratitude that we celebrate the life of Mr. Larry Bass, former NC State Extension specialist in the Department of Horticultural Science. The NC State Extension Master GardenerSM program thrives today because of Larry’s passion and leadership. We are extremely grateful for the time and talent Larry invested in bringing the Extension Master Gardener program to North Carolina and establishing the first training manual. We proudly continue Larry’s work to connect people to horticulture and empower North Carolinians to cultivate healthy plants, landscapes, ecosystems, and communities.

Larry’s obituary shares more about his life and work. To see a few of Larry’s many lasting contributions, check out the NC State Extension publications he authored.

head shot of Larry Bass

Larry Bass