Lawrence “Larry” Salomon, age 80, of Chicago, retired professor of industrial design at UIC; beloved husband and best friend for over 48 years of Merilyn, nee Markovitz; loving father of Alexandra (Enrico Scaffai) Salomon and Zev (Michal Raz-Russo) Salomon; adored grandpa of Isabella and Elisa Scaffai, Noa and Lea Salomon; devoted son of the late Karl and late Greta Salomon; cherished brother of Jay (Lourdes) Salomon, Edward (Annette) Salomon and Rita (Solomon) Dayan; dear brother-in-law of Sherry (Peter Millett) Markovitz and Dennis (Elana) Markovitz; treasured uncle and friend to many. Service Friday, 10:00 a.m. at Chicago Sinai Congregation, 15 W. Delaware Place, Chicago. Interment Westlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Esophageal Cancer Action Network, P.O. Box 243, Stevenson, MD 21153, www.ecan.org. Info: The Goldman Funeral Group, www.goldmanfuneralgroup.com (847) 478.1600.