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Galt remembers Rancho Cordova officer Lawrence Canfield, who was killed in an accident

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Posted: Thursday, November 13, 2008 10:00 pm

The Rancho Cordova police officer who was killed in a traffic accident on Wednesday was a 1982 graduate of Galt High School. Those who knew the officer described him as a good student and football player.

Lawrence “Larry” Canfield, 43, was killed at around 1:55 p.m. when he was hit by a vehicle while riding his motorcycle on Coloma Road at Chardonnay Drive in Rancho Cordova, according to a Sacramento County Sheriff’s report. He was pronounced dead at Mercy San Juan Hospital in Carmichael.

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  • posted at 8:51 am on Fri, Nov 14, 2008.


    Our prayers are with this family, I hope that the Major Accident Investigation Team finds their conclusions soon. This hits home with another similar accident in Lodi, do we all remember Officer Rick Cromwell? Rest in peace dear friend!!

  • posted at 3:36 am on Fri, Nov 14, 2008.


    I had the pleasure of working with Officer Canfield while working at the DA's office. He was a good guy and a good officer. My sincere and heartfelt condolences to his family.I know he will be dearly missed by all.



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