Gerald LaMont Clark
|Posted 2021-10-08 by mhenderson|
|Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home & Crematory -|
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -
Gerald LaMont Clark, or Jerry as he was known, age 89, passed away
peacefully October 3, 2021. He was born March 16, 1932, in Phoenix,
Arizona to Arthur and Jesse Clark.
As a young boy in Tempe, Jerry began a lifelong fascination and passion
for trains. He was a collector of model trains and even owned a model
Railroad train shop called My Train Shop. Jerry was also an avid
In his professional life, Jerry was an architect for over 55 years. He
graduated from Arizona State University in the early 50’s. He was a
Senior Associate for the firm Schwenn and Clark Associates before moving
to Lake Havasu City and opening Clark Architect, Inc., leaving his mark
all over the city with the London Bridge Resort Restoration Project, the
Lakeshore Village and The Preserves, just to name a few.
Jerry was instrumental in bringing ASU to Lake Havasu City, initiating
the ASU Alumni Association LHC chapter. Donations to the ASU Alumni
Association in Jerry’s honor are encouraged.
Jerry is survived by his wife of nine years, Margaret “Muggs” Palmer;
son Steven Clark; daughter Stephanie Clark and Roger Oie; grandchildren
Niles and Erin VanBuren (little one on the way), Eva Jane and Tim
Chartier (great grandchildren Benjamin and Samuel), J. Preston and
Chandler VanBuren (great grandchild Quentin), S. Janae Van Buren; Lauren
and Marc Miller (great grandchildren Madeline and Nolan); Lindsay and
Ryan Thomas; Bryan Bosgal (great grandchildren Anthony and Dominic); and
Deanna Clark; three stepchildren Brett and Kristen (grandchildren Tyson,
Kylee and Skylar); Brock and Allison Palmer, and lifelong friend/brother
He was preceded in death by his parents Arthur and Jesse, and son Stuart
The family thanks River Valley Hospice for their kindness and
compassion. If desired, donations to this wonderful organization are
A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 23rd at 1:00 p.m. at
the London Bridge Resort in the King Arthur Room.
Arrangements were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home and
Thoughts and condolences may be submitted to the family at www.lietz-
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(obituary article also published by Today News Herald on Oct. 8, 2021;
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