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Lawrence White Pfaff, American healthcare facility administrator. Harvard University grantee, 1966; decorated Bronze Star United States Army; recipient service award Freeborn Area Care Inc., 1987.


Pfaff, Lawrence White was born on June 10, 1942 in Sigourney, Iowa, United States. Son of Kenneth Willis and Lillian Marguerite (White) Pfaff.


Bachelor of Science, Creighton University, 1964. Master of Science, University Colorado, 1976.


Clinic manager Kaiser Permanent, Denver, 1973-1975. Assistant vice president Rose Medical Center, 1975-1977. Associate executive director Boulder (Colorado) Community Hospital, 1977-1984.

President, chief executive officer Naeve Health Care Association, Albert Lea, Minnesota, since 1984. President North Center Colorado Hospital Council, 1982-1983.


Board directors United Way, Albert Lea, since 1988. Advisory board Albert Lea Technology Institute Foundation, since 1988. Sponsor Ducks Unlimited, Albert Lea, 1988, Young Men’s Christian Association, since 1988, Minnesota Festival Theatre, 1985-1986.

Member Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Hospital Association, American Academy Medical Administrators (state director), American College Healthcare Executives, Minnesota Hospital Association, Association Healthcare Planning, Albert Lea Chamber of Commerce (chairman since 1989), Kiwanis (Service award 1984), American Legion (Service award 1984), Knights of Columbus (Service award 1984).


  • Other Interests

    Travel, outdoor activities, bonsai.


Married Ilene Joyce Ravenhorst, April 17, 1971 (divorced April 1978). Children: Timothy Eric, Michael Scott.