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HARRIS, James Gordon In Ottawa on February 14, 2009 at the age of 80. Survived by his wife Mary, son Geoffrey (Kim) of Belleville Ontario, daughter Helen Dimmitt (David) of New York. Predeceased by sons Peter Harris and Grant Harris. Grandfather to Richard and Nicole Harris, and Sara, Ryan and Christopher Dimmitt. Brother of Thelma Percy, uncle to Duncan Percy in Windsor, Ontario. Born November 1, 1928 in Sandwich, Ontario, graduated from The University of Toronto in 1952, married in 1955 to Mary Rose Pain, joined Canadian Foreign Service in 1955 and served at many overseas posts. From 1979-1983 James served as Ambassador to Yugoslavia and Bulgaria, then as High Commissioner to India from 1986-1991. Private family interment of urn in Ottawa.

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Published in Ottawa Citizen on Feb. 18, 2009.
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February 19, 2009
Helen, Geoff and familiy. My deepest condolences in the lose of your father. Our Uncle Jim, a great man . Thinking of Uncle Jim always brings back the great memories that were shared at camp, of all of us together. He will be greatly missed.
All my love Carol McBain and family
carol mcbain
February 19, 2009
Our thoughts are with you Helen, Geoff and your families. The memory both Wayne and I share of Uncle Jim is watching old Classic black & white movies after supper. We would go downstairs gather around the T.V. in the lawn chairs and watch one or two movies. Uncle Jim really enjoyed watching these movies. It was great! Memories stay with us forever.
Love Linda & Wayne McDermid
Linda McDermid
February 18, 2009
At times like these Memories blossom and are remembered to be passed on to others as our turns may come. My memories are many having been touched by my Uncle. I will cherrish them always. Lovingly Neice Barbara- McBain- Hansman
Barbara Hansman
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