During his career as a criminal defense attorney, Buford “Larry” Toney ’53, J.D. ’59 worked over 150 jury trials, including ones involving the death penalty. Even after he stopped trying cases, he continued to represent nonviolent defendants through the Private Defender’s office in the San Mateo County Drug Court program. Larry is fondly remembered for his years of public service, his opposition to the death penalty, and his commitment to equality, justice, and the protection of human rights. He passed away suddenly on April 20 and is survived by his eight children.

08 Nov 2018