Phyllis W. HARMON

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    - Carol Terrazas
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HARMON, Phyllis W.

one of the most influential people in the history of American bicycling, passed away peacefully on Aug. 26, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She was 99. Phyllis was inducted into the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame in 2009 and honored at the dedication of the Phyllis Harmon Trail in Wheeling, IL in 2014. She is preceded in death by her son, Thomas Hursthouse; and husband, Wilfred Hursthouse. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Nancy Smith, Bette Winquist and her husband, Allan, Phil Hursthouse, Carol Terrazas and her husband Michael, and Jan Gillilan. She will also be missed by eleven grandchildren, forty-eight great-grandchildren, and by many nieces and nephews. Her family will be hosting a Celebration of Life in Tampa on her 100th birthday.
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Aug. 31, 2016