Lawrence Nevin Daste

November 3, 1939May 16, 2023
Obituary of Lawrence Nevin Daste
Lawrence N. Daste, age 83, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 16, 2023. Larry was born November 3, 1939, in New Orleans, Louisiana to Lawrence B. Daste and Frances (James) Daste. Larry has a long list of accomplishments as an illustrator which include NASA drawings, working in advertising with such clients as Borden’s milk, Dr. Pepper, 7-Up, Frito Lay, Texas Instruments, and more. He also illustrated many children’s books, such as Teenage Ninja Turtles, Barney, Hidden Pictures, Highlights Magazine, and worked with Jim Henson production just to name a few. In college at Louisiana State University, he created, wrote and drew a nationally syndicated comic strip which was distributed by a New York newspaper syndicate, and won a Clio Award. He is survived by his wife, Betsy Daste; his daughter, Laura Bennett; his son-in-law, Bruce Bennett; granddaughters, Payten, Ella and Reese; and stepdaughter, Angelique McCloud. Family, Friends, and others whose lives Larry touched are invited to First Global Methodist Church of Frisco, 7659 Preston Road, Frisco, 75034, Friday, June 2, 2023 at 10:30 am, to reminisce, grieve, support each other and, of course, just chat as Larry loved to do.

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Friday, June 02, 2023

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