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1953 - 2014
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Obituary for Lawrence "Larry" Carradini

Lawrence Carradini, scientist, poet and longtime Lowell, Mass. resident, died May 1, 2014 after an illness.
Mr. Carradini was born in Astoria, New York April 18, 1953 to the late George Carradini and Florence (Camuti) Carradini.
He grew up in Deer Park, New York and graduated from Deer Park High School.
He obtained a bachelor’s degree in zoology and a master’s degree in vertebrate reproductive physiology and physiological ecology from Columbia Pacific University and a doctor of science degree from Atlantic International University in vertebrate zoology.
Mr. Carradini worked for nearly 14 years at Charles River Laboratories in Wilmington, Mass., in animal husbandry. He did work in cryotechnology with the late Stanley Leibo, a pioneer in cryopreservation. He was a co-investigator responsible for development of one-cell and pronuclear cryopreservation.
For nearly 19 years, he worked at Mass Biologics Laboratories, later organized at the Orphan Biologics Institute and then the University of Massachusetts Medical School as MassBiologics.
He served as a senior scientist, created the facility’s Animal Resources Department and was later promoted to chief of laboratories. His roles included program instructor in conjunction with the World Health Organization.
He was included in several Marquis Who’s Who publications and received many awards and certifications throughout his scientific career.
He was a member of the American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition and other professional organizations.
Lawrence served on a selectmen-appointed 208 Water Study Committee in New Hampshire and participated in the University of New Hampshire’s fresh water resources monitoring program.
He later moved to Lowell, Mass., where he joined the board of directors of Lowell Celebrates Kerouac!, which plans a festival each year in honor of Lowell-born writer Jack Kerouac. For six years, he served as the organization’s board president.
Mr. Carradini was a published poet and frequently read his poetry at area literary events. His poetry appeared in journals including Salt Hill (published by Syracuse University,) The Café Review and Contemporary Foreign Literature (Nanjing University in China.)
He published a poetry book, “Burning Heads,” and online collections of essays on science and the environment.
He was an avid fly fisherman and a member of Trout Unlimited, as well as of the Museum of Flyfishing.
Lawrence enjoyed hiking, traveling and photography and served briefly as an Audubon volunteer.
He was a member of St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Lowell.
Mr. Carradini is survived by his wife, Margaret “Meg” Smith Carradini of Lowell, his son, Daniel Carradini, of Vero Beach, Florida; his sister, Eileen and brother-in-law William Herlan of Holtsville, New York; his brother George and sister-in-law Ruth Carradini of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, cousins, family and friends.

CARRADINI - In Reading, May 1, 2014. Lawrence Carradini, of Lowell, aged 61 years. Beloved husband of Margaret “Meg” Smith Carradini. Friends will be received at the MORSE-BAYLISS Funeral Home, 122 Princeton Blvd., Lowell, on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m., followed by his Funeral Service at 7 p.m. Interment is private. An appreciation page for Mr. Carradini can be found on Facebook at Directors, Frederick Healy and Walter Bayliss Jr.
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