ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Funeral services are pending here for Larry Carr, founder of Carrs Quality Centers — now a division of Safeway — who died Thursday at the age of 81. Carr, who spent his teen years working in the Southern California grocery industry, moved to Alaska in 1947 and held various jobs before acquiring a Quonset hut in 1950 and opening his first supermarket. As the company grew to 13 locations, Carr was reportedly the first grocer in Alaska to run item-and-price ads, to ...
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