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Lynn Ronald Harris


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Lynn Ronald Harris

Lynn Ronald Harris (85) passed away peacefully on March 6, 2016 after a long illness. He was born in Ogden, Utah on August 2nd 1930 to Ronald and Ellen Harris. He served in the United States Army in Germany during the Korean War, and he served as a missionary in Sweden for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He attended Brigham Young University, graduating in 1957 and moving to Los Angeles where he met his wife, Marilyn Billings, whom he married on August 7, 1959.

He earned a Master Degree and enjoyed a 36-year career in public teaching. He was also very involved in teaching and service with the LDS Church, where he served in many capacities. He enjoyed working with youth and spent much of his time working with the Boy Scouts of America. After retiring, he and Marilyn enjoyed traveling with each other and friends, and visited Africa, Europe (where they cruised the Mediterranean and Baltic), and Hawaii.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn, and his children Douglas Harris, Dr. Dana Harris, and Mark Harris. He was predeceased by his eldest son, Dr. Gregory Harris. He is also survived by his granddaughters, Daria Harris Wattts and Taylor Harris, and a great-granddaughter Danaka Watts who he had the pleasure of meeting 2 days before he passed.

Services will be held Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 10:00 am at Gamby Mortuary, 25001 Narbonne Avenue, Lomita, California.
Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze from Mar. 16 to Mar. 18, 2016
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