Larry Francis Devane, age 76, of Mustang, Oklahoma passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2022.
Born in Manhattan, Kansas, he was the son of Rosemary (Boller) Devane and Paul Francis Devane. He had four younger sisters: Carol, Mary Lou, Sarah Jane, and Colleen. He attended St. Xavier’s high school, where he excelled in both school and sports. For his undergraduate degree, he attended Emporia State University on a football scholarship. Following his undergraduate completion, he continued at Emporia State University and earned his Masters of Science degree. Finally, he completed his Doctorate of Philosophy at Kansas State University while employed there as Director of the K-View grant program.