Phyllis Harris

Phyllis Harris, PhD Jan. 25, 1945 Dec. 15, 2009 Resident of Oakland Died in Oakland, California at the age of 64 after a year-long battle with cancer. Phyllis was born in New York to Leonard and Evelyn Kaufman. After earning a doctorate in education, Phyllis was the Oakland school system's head of services to students with special needs. She also served as Deputy Superintendant of Schools in the District of Columbia before she became ill. She is survived by her loving brother, Steven Kaufman, and a circle of many caring friends. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Donations would be appreciated at the Dept. of Special Education Community Foundation, Special Learning Needs Fund, 300 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610 Sinai Memorial Chapel (415) 921-3636

Funeral Home

Sinai Memorial Chapel - San Francisco
1501 Divisadero Street San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 921-3636

Published in Inside Bay Area on Dec. 20, 2009