Lawrence Rosenfield

Lawrence Rosenfield

Lawrence “Larry” William Rosenfield, 72, of Lincoln, Neb., died June 24, 2011. Born in Binghamton, NY, he grew up in Hancock, NY, and had lived in Lincoln for six years.

Dr. Rosenfield began teaching in 1963 at the University of Wisconsin, continuing at Hunter College and Queens College of the City University of New York from the ’70s through the ’90s. He had a visiting appointment at Penn State University in the late ’70s and early ’80s, and ended his career at the University of New Hampshire from 1998 to 2005. In 1999 the National Communication Association presented him with its Lifetime Teaching Excellence Award.

He attended Cornell University on a National Merit Scholarship and graduated in 1960 with high honors. He completed his master’s degree at University of Illinois and earned his PhD in speech and drama in 1963 from Cornell.

He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Hermanson; his brother, Arthur of Randolph; and many cousins.

Services were held July 3 with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels of Dover.

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