Patricia Harris taught elementary school, lectured at MU

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 | 8:38 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Patricia Harris taught elementary school in Lafayette, Calif., and was a lecturer at MU. 

Patricia Harris of Columbia died Monday, April 29, 2013. She was 80. 

She was born on May 20, 1932 in Galesburg, Ill., to Jerry and Ruby Hulvey Harn.

She married Robert E. Harris on Aug. 12, 1955.

Mrs. Harris received her bachelor's degree from Pomona College, and her master's and doctorate from MU.

Mrs. Harris is survived by her husband, Robert; daughter, Joan Marie Harris, and her husband John B. Aidun; and two grandchildren, Ivan Aidun and Ruby Aidun

Her sister, Barbara Covey, died earlier.

Services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements made by Columbia Cremation Care Center, 4101 S. Providence Road.

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