Announcing the sudden passing of our loving father, Gregory Joseph Harris.
Greg passed away in his sleep in his home in Terrace B.C., early morning on Saturday, May 12th, 2012 at the young age of 59.
Greg was born in New Westminster, B.C. to parents Bruce and Nora Harris. He was the second of four children. He worked for B.C Tel/Telus for over 25 years, was a Volunteer Fire Fighter for over 20 years and enjoyed his spare time in his later years with the Rangers.
Dad loved music and had a great collection of vinyl records and he loved old SNL episodes which he insisted his girls grew up appreciating. He loved being outdoors, swimming, going camping and showing his family the beauty of Northern B.C. Most of all though Dad, worked and lived for his family, for his four daughters he was always so proud of and later for his grandchildren.
He is survived by his former spouse, Branwen Willow, His children, Laura Gold, Robyn (Joel) Waterman-Harris, Sierra (Gerran Thorhaug) Harris and Jessica (Colm Parr) Harris. Grandchildren, Dakoda Gold, Zachery Van Genne, Macy Waterman-Harris and Stella Thorhaug and Great Grandson Jayden Jefferies. Brother Chris (Charmaine) Harris and their son Aron Harris and daughter Amelia Harris, sister Barbara (Tim) Kelly and their children Joshua and Jordan Kelly and brother Randall Harris.
A service will be held in Greg’s honour on Sunday, May 27th at 11:00 am at Kleanza Creek. Reception to follow at Don Diego’s Restaurant.
“Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” Walt Whitman