Lindsay, Harris S. CLIFTON PARK Harris S. Lindsay, the son of the late Harris and Beatrice Lindsay, and husband of Peggy Beggs Lindsay for 62 years; died on January 15, 2021, after a two-and-a-half-year battle with colon cancer. He was the father of Craig Lindsay of Rotterdam, Ann (Richard) Brown of Cooperstown, and Eric Lindsay of Atlanta; grandfather of Allyson, Scott, Steven, Emily, Abigail, and Lindsay; great-grandfather of Noelle; and uncle of Deone, Nanette, Liane, Paul, Alan, Alex and the late Robert Ward. He was predeceased by his sisters, Suzanne Ward, and Nancy Terrio. His career started as advertising manager for Milliken Woolens in Manhattan and continued in various retail positions in Newark, N.J., Rutland, Vt., Latham, and Colonie. He was a graduate of Fort Edward High School, class of 1950, Mt. Hermon School, class of 1951, and Williams College, class of 1955, where he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. After graduation, he taught for a year at Great Meadow Correctional Facility in Comstock, N.Y. and then served in the U.S. Army for three years. As a child, he sang solo at church and at local functions. At Williams College, he was a member of both the glee club and the choir. He also was an avid gardener. One of his greatest pleasures was working out at the gym and competing in Monster Bench competitions in Cooperstown. A memorial service will be held in his honor post-COVID-19. Donations in his memory may be made to the Financial Aid Program at Williams College, 880 Main St., Williamstown, MA, 01267. Arrangements have been entrusted by the family to the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, Clifton Park. For online condolences, please visit Gordoncemerickfuneralhome.com
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Published by Albany Times Union on Jan. 24, 2021.