Dr. Larry Ray Lane
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Dr. Larry Ray Lane, 80, of Naples, FL and Champaign, IL passed away on December 3, 2020 at Moorings Park Memory Care in Naples.
Born August 1, 1940, in Mattoon, IL, Larry was the son of Raymond Henry and Pauline Virginia (Wingler) Lane. He married Glenda Lee Marshall on August 29, 1959 in Effingham, IL.
After graduating from Effingham High School, Larry attended University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Illinois School of Medicine in Chicago.
As a beloved obstetrician / gynecologist at Christie Clinic in Champaign, IL for more than 30 years, Dr. Lane delivered thousands of babies. He will be remembered for his 24/7 dedication to caring for his patients and their families. Also, he had leadership roles as President of the Christie Clinic Board of Directors and Medical Director of Christie Clinic
He adored his Portuguese water dog, Samurai; wowed his grandchildren with his toy train collection; and joyfully shared his love of music at family gatherings.
Most of all, he will be remembered as a generous, kind and loving father and grandfather. In particular, his wisdom will be missed by all of his sons.
Survivors include his wife Glenda Lane of Naples, FL; three sons, Robert H. (Teri) Lane of Parkville, MO, Charles H. (Lori) Lane of Champaign, IL, and William H. (Tanya) Lane of Fresno, CA; five grandchildren, Genevieve A. Lane, Henry P. Lane, Hunter D. Lane, Austin C. Lane, and Sean T. Lane; and brother Steven H. Lane, of Champaign, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Pauline Lane.
Memorials in his honor may be given to the Music Department at North Naples Church, 6000 Goodlette Rd N, Naples, FL 34109 or to the Alzheimer's Support Network, 660 Tamiami Trail N, Ste 21, Naples, FL 34102.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the dedicated staff at Moorings Park Memory Care and Avow Hospice.
In consideration for the health and safety of everyone, a celebration of life for Dr. Lane will take place at a future date in Champaign, IL. He will be buried at Marion Christian Church Cemetery, West Salem, IL.