Lary Baker

Lary Baker, died January 29, 2016.

Beloved husband of Judith “Judy” Baker; dear father and father-in-law of Lorne (Debra Solomon) Baker, Jonathan “Jon” Baker and Tim (Jennifer) Baker; dear grandfather of Max, Sarah, Louis and Arthur; dear brother and brother-in-law of Alan (Michelle Schiller) Baker; dear brother-in-law of Danny (Lotti) Singer and Harriet “Butzie” Garten; dear son of the late Morris “Mushie” Baker and the late Barbara Baker; dear uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Lary was a beloved member of the Clayton High School Faculty for nearly 40 years, was elected to the first Class of Educators inducted into the Clayton High School Hall of Fame, and a Clayton Greyhound to the end. 

Funeral Service, Tuesday, February 2nd, 2 PM at BERGER MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 9430 Olive Boulevard. In lieu of flowers, a scholarship fund in Lary’s name and memory is being established through the Clayton High School Alumni Association. Contributions can be made to the Clayton High School Alumni Association, c/o Karen McBride, #2 Mark Twain Circle, Clayton, MO 63105. The family knows Lary would be proud that donations be made in his memory. Please visit for more information.