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Larry McPherson, longtime Nevada Day Parade voice, dies at 81

Former Lyon County Commissioner Larry McPherson wore many hats during his career and retirement, but it was his cowboy hat he was most proud of. So say friends and family members of the Stagecoach man, who died June 7 after suffering a stroke five days earlier. He was 81. McPherson was a familiar face — and voice — to Nevada Day Parade attendees. He announced the annual event in front of the Legislative Building for 16 years. The Pony Express was one of McPherson’s passions, and he spearheaded the construction of the metal horse-rider silhouette that drivers see when heading …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 14, 2013 01:50PM Published Jun 13, 2013 09:51PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.