JOHN OLSON OBITUARY. Olson, John Laurence John Laurence "Larry" Olson, 64, of Scottsdale, AZ, passed away April 10 2022. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 30, 2022, 2PM at First Presbyterian Church in Kerrville, TX, with the Rev. Dr. Jack Haberer officiating. NEW YORK (AP) — George Lamming, a giant of post-colonial literature whose novels, essays and speeches influenced readers and peers in his native Barbados and around the world, has died at age 94.