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CHRISTOPHER M. MORRISON

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MORRISON, Christopher M. Son of the late Michael and Aline Morrison of Lexington, died December 7, 2012 at the age of 60. He was predeceased by two brothers, Patric D. and Nicholas M. Morrison. He is survived by his brother, Michael K. Morrison of Idaho, several nephews, many cousins, colleagues and friends. He was born in Norwood, Mass. on August 26, 1952, attended Lexington Public Schools, and earned his BA in Music from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, in 1977. Chris worked for the Division of Continuing Education at Harvard University in different capacities for more than 20 years. He was a Teaching Assistant for more than 15 years, beginning in the 1980s. He went on to be an IT support specialist, and then worked as Coordinator of IT Degree and Certificate Programs at the Extension School. His most recent position was as the Continuing Education Support Specialist for FAS-IT (Academic Technology Group), where he provided technical support to faculty and teaching assistants. He was a Professional Fine-Art Ship Model Builder whose works are on display in numerous museums and private collections. A fine musician, he sang in choral groups and he also frequented Bluegrass Festivals throughout the Eastern U.S. He was a member of the Waushakum Live Steamers and the Association for Computing Machinery, and was an avid chess player. Family and friends are invited to visit in the DeVito Funeral Home, 1145 Mass Avenue, ARLINGTON on Saturday, January 5, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Greater Boston Food Bank, 70 South Bay Ave., Boston, MA 02118. To send a condolence or for directions visit, devitofuneralhomes.com

Published in The Boston Globe from Dec. 30, 2012 to Jan. 5, 2013
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