Loyce Martinazzi: Gee, But I’d Give The World To See That Old Gang Of Mine… George and Ira Gershwin


Herb Lafky passed away at age 94 December 5. He is about the last of the old gang that grew up in Tualatin and attended the old 1900 Tualatin School. Gang, in this instance, is not a bad term, but a group of folks who hung around together and had fun. Herb came to Tualatin with his family, parents Mark and Manette and sister Lois Karen in 1928, and settled on a 60 acre farm, site of Lafky Park. “These days a realtor would list the house as “five bedrooms and a path!” Herb wrote about the old houseThe Gershmins