In this day and age of celebrity, Larry Reynolds was the anticelebrity, a carpenter who could play a mean fiddle. Thousands of people turned out in Waltham over the course of two days to say goodbye to Reynolds, who was neither rich nor famous. Reynolds spread traditional Irish music like a missionary. He was a gentle man who was a gentleman.
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