JOHN F. X. HARBISON
On Tuesday, March 5, 2013; peacefully at his home in Ocean Pines, MD. Loving father of Mary Paige Harbison and Jack Harbison. He also leaves behind Beth McShulskis, his friend and former wife; brothers Dan, Patrick and Garry; sister Kathy Furr; 15 nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister Mary Dennis Giroux. John was an accomplished artist and musician; dubbed "king of the open mike" by The Washington Post. He mentored and encouraged many musicians along the way. He was loved by all. Family will receive guests on Thursday, March 14, from 11 a.m. until Service at 12 noon at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Tenley Circle, Washington, DC. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Children's National Medical Center.
Published in The Washington Post on Mar. 13, 2013