HARRIS, Thomas Edward ("Ted")
December 29, 1920 (Montreal)
– January 30, 2016 (Ottawa)
At the age of 95, passed away peacefully after a series of health difficulties. Loving husband of 64 years to the late Mary Montizambert Harris (née Savage). Son of Thomas Percival and Gladys Harris of the United Kingdom. Brother of the late Kathleen Gill and Philip Harris. Father of Tom Harris, Jennifer Trewartha, Lucinda Montizambert and Margo Harris. Proud grandfather of David Trewartha, Mary-Jean Harris and Carolyn Harris. Ted served as an Air Force officer (navigator, Flight Lieutenant) in World War II in Atlantic and Burma campaigns. He is the author of the 2013 book "Shepherding the Lost Sheep: A World War II Memoir" (http:/ /tinyurl.com/h32umkn). A McGill University engineering graduate (Numerous scholarships and prizes), Ted worked as an engineer and manager in large machinery design and manufacturing for over 30 years at Dominion Engineering in Lachine, QC. He was a passionate outdoors man: camping, hiking, swimming, biking, skiing, star gazing, feeding the birds and gardening. Also a musician, square dancer, artist and a member of the Canadian Legion and the Masonic Order of Canada, Ted's determination, optimism, and courage will be greatly missed by all. Visitation will be held at the Pinecrest Visitation Centre, 2500 Baseline Road, on Friday, February 5 from 12 noon until time of the service in the chapel at 1:30 p.m. Interment and reception to follow. Please contact foundation.ottawaheart.ca/
ways-give/donate-now to make a donation in Ted's memory.