Larry Kraus, 50-year industry vet and founder of Laurent Lyons Lighting in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, passed away on July 16, 2014.
Kraus began his lighting career at General Electric’s light bulb division in the late 1960s and opened his own agency in 1990. Laurent Lighting was one of the original sales agents for Tech Lighting and Kraus spent years pioneering the Florida territory.
According to Don Lyons of Laurent Lyons Lighting, Kraus’ favorite saying was “family first,” and he was known as a friend to many.
Kraus is survived by his wife Sandy; daughter Alexandra; sons Evan and Robert; and grandchildren Tyler, Caitlin, Bailey and Riley.