Paul L. Caron

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Death of Larry Stone

Lawrence Stone I am sorry to bring you the news that Lawrence M. Stone, tax partner at Irell & Manella (Los Angeles) and Tax Prof at UC-Berkeley for twelve years, died on Sunday, March 15, 2009, from Pulmonary Fibrosis. From Larry's profile:

A respected author in the field of income taxation, Mr. Stone is co-author of two widely used law school teaching books: Klein, Bankman, Bittker & Stone -- Federal Income Taxation (Aspen); and Doernberg, Abrams, Bittker & Stone -- Federal Income Taxation of Corporations (Aspen). He is a member of the American Law Institute and its Tax Advisory Group and various ABA committees including Standards of Tax Practice. He has served as a member of the IRS Commissioner's Advisory Group (1973-74) and the President's Nominating Commission for Appointments to the U.S. Tax Court (1976-1980).

In lieu of flowers, Larry asked that donations be made to:

  • American Friends of Magen David Adom, P.O Box 30999, Los Angeles, CA 90030
  • American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel, 28 Arrandale Ave, Great Neck, NY 11024
  • Friends of Israel Disabled Veterans, 1133 Broadway, Ste. 232, New York, NY 10010

(Hat Tip: Jennifer Kowal.)

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Larry, like his father Abe and mother Polly, connected with us in a most meaningful way.
Abe and Polly introduced my dad to my mother in
1926 for the first time.
Larry introduced us to Aharon Yoran when I made Aliyah to Israel in 1986.
The time we spent with Larry was never enough.
Marilyn and Menachem

Posted by: Marilyn and Menachem Katz | Mar 17, 2009 11:44:54 PM