James Joseph Harrison

July 24, 1933 ~ February 21, 2022 (age 88)


Jim Harrison 88, was born to James (Jay) and Katherine (Kay) Harrison in Tacoma, WA.


He graduated from Bellarmine HS. Served in the US Army, and got his Masters degree from the University of Washington. He was one of the original computer programmers for Weyerhauser, and retired from Boeing as an engineer.  He loved his family, hiking, bike riding and, walking the dog around the neighborhood. 


He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Dorothy Harrison, Brother Richard (Dick) Harrison, son-in-law Michael Patten, and grandson Michael Moore. He is survived by his three daughters, Patty Patten, Colleen Bartz and, Donna Perryman, son-in-law Fred Perryman, his brother Mike Harrison, 7 grand kids and 6 great grand kids.


There will be a Celebration of Life at Gaffney Funeral Home, Saturday, March 5th at 2pm.

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Celebration of Life
March 5, 2022

2:00 PM
Gaffney Funeral Home
1002 S. Yakima Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98405

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