Obit — Ralph C. Harrison |

Obit — Ralph C. Harrison

Memorial services will take place Dec. 12 for Ralph C. Harrison, who died of a heart attack Dec. 7, 2002, at Carson Tahoe Hospital, Carson City, Nev. He was 53.

Mr. Harrison was born Sept. 15, 1949, at Chico, Calif., the third of seven children. He graduated from high school and served in the Navy during the Vietman war. He had been a resident of South Lake Tahoe for the past 25 years. Mr. Harrison was a man who touched the lives of many people. He was a caretaker for the elderly and gave special care to the needs of others. He volunteered for many groups including the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, where he delivered meals on wheels, and the Montessori School. He also helped feed the elderly on Thanksgiving. He loved the outdoors — snow or sunshine — and enjoyed fishing, antiquing and attending yard sales, where he searched for his newest treasure. He was an extraordinary father to his three children and all who knew Ralph Harrison are in deep sorrow at the loss of such a wonderful man.

He is survived by his wife of 19 1/2 years, Tami Harrison of South Lake Tahoe; children, Juanita of Kansas City, Mo., and Kathleen and Christopher of South Lake Tahoe; mother, Juanita of Chico; sister, Sandy; and brothers, Bob,Tom, Troy and Todd. He was predeceased by his father, Bob; brother, Mike; and dog, Sasha.

Memorial services will begin at 4 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Best Western Timber Cove Lodge, 3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd.

Remembrances may be made to the Harrison Children’s Fund at El Dorado Savings Bank, 942 Emerald Bay Road.

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