Marjorie Harris of Kenmore, WA, a wonderful lady, died peacefully of natural causes on August 10, 2014 at the age of 85.
Marj was born on December 5, 1928 in Evanston, Illinois. She was the eldest daughter of Leon and Hazel Savaria. She grew up with her sister Annette and brother Leon.
Marj attended Northwestern University in Illinois until she married George N. Harris in 1953. She was the proud mother of 3 sons, Jeff, Brian, and Mark. She will be remembered for her faith in Christ, positive and friendly attitude and her love & sacrifice for those around her.
She began her career in the hospitality industry in 1970 and worked for nearly 30 years in both Portland, OR and Seattle, WA. She touched many lives throughout her career working with the Red Lion Hotels, Embarcadero Resort and the Meany Tower Hotel as Director of Sales.
Her greatest joy was investing in the lives of her children and their families. She was happiest when together with family and friends for special occasions. She is survived by her three sons; Jeffrey Harris (Anita), Brian Harris (Lorene) and Mark Harris (Donna); her brother Leon Savaria and sister Annette VanSingel; and her six grandchildren Kirk, Amy, Madeline, Kyle, Connor, and Allison.
Marj was well loved by those around her and will be deeply missed. A memorial service and celebration of her life will be held at 2pm Friday, September 26th at University Presbyterian Church which is located at 4540 15th Ave NE in Seattle, Washington 98105.