CALUMET - Larry Forth, 67, a resident of Calumet passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium.
He was born on April 4, 1946, in Detroit, a son of the late Arthur and Elizabeth (Schwartz) Forth.
Larry graduated from Northville High School in 1965, later attending Austin College, Michigan State University and the University of Toledo with a masters degree. He was employed as a professor at Austin College, Huston Tillotson College and the University of Houston in Texas, retiring in 1995.
Larry loved his trees was an avid gardener and was always working in his yard.
He was married to John Bowie on May 24, 2010 in Canada.
Surviving are his spouse, John; sister, Carolyn; brothers, Artie and Jeff.
At Larry's request private family services will be held.
The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Online condolences may be left for the family at ericksoncrowleypeterson. com.