Memorial Created By
Sara Venable

Buck Laird

October 03, 1942 - June 23, 2022

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Buck Laird. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer all of us a chance to reflect on the amazing, big life of Buck. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial by leaving a note, memory or a photo.

H.C. "Buck" Laird, 79, passed away on June 23, 2022 in British Colombia, Canada. He first visited Hawaii in 1965 as a young officer aboard a guided missile destroyer. A graduate of Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, he joined Marriott Hotels in 1967. he returned to the Islands in 1972 to pursue a career in the hospitality industry and eventually advertising where he would leave his mark as one of Hawaii’s best known ad...  see more
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  • Sara Venable
    Look at this amazing family you built, Dad. We are so lucky to be your kids and we want to continue to make you proud by doing good in the world and living out what you always told us, "Work hard, play harder." You were the best Dad / Captain ever. Love.