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Aaron M. (Rick) HARRIS

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HARRIS, Aaron M. "Rick" age 91 of Dayton, passed away Monday, June 2, 2014 at Hospice of Dayton. Rick was born in Brooklyn, NY, but spent most of his life in Dayton. He interrupted his college career to serve his country, where he was a combat veteran flying 30+ missions as a B-24 bomber pilot in World War II. After the war, he completed a Mechanical Engineering degree from City College of New York (CCNY) and a Master's of Science degree from Stevens Institute of Technology. He worked for United Aircraft Company before co-founding Rixan Associates, Inc. in 1959, where he worked until retirement. Rick was an avid golfer and was rarely seen without an unlit green candela wrapped cigar. He was a member of Temple Israel and Meadowbrook Country Club. He was preceded in death by his parents Abraham and Dora Harris and sister Evelyn (Len) Krisel. Rick is survived by his wonderful wife of 64 years, Beatrice, his son Stephen (Deborah) Harris of Dayton, and daughter Joan (Steve) Steinberg of Augusta, GA, grandchildren, Amanda Harris, Alexander Harris and Andrew (Ann) Steinberg. Funeral service was held Wednesday, June 3rd at Temple Israel Rabbi David Sofian officiated. Interment was at Riverview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the . BRADFORD - CONNELLY & GLICKLER FUNERAL HOME handled arrangements.

Published in Dayton Daily News from June 3 to June 4, 2014
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