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Obituary: Ronald P. Harris

Ronald P. Harris, 74, of Dewey, Ariz., entered life eternal Thursday, April 28, 2011, at his home in Dewey. He was born Feb. 2, 1937, in Crook, Colo., to Peter and Elizabeth Harris.

Ron lost his 12-year battle with cancer after a fun-filled, travel-packed 13-year retirement from Yavapai County as Roads Division Director.

He is preceded in death by his parents Peter and Elizabeth, and brother Duane.

He is survived by his wife Arlene; daughters Cathy, Annie, Chris and Laurie; sister Lauraine (Richard) Roush; 17 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; nephews Greg and Scott Roush; and nieces Kara Cullen, Kerry Butler, Kristy Gould and Jan De Bus.

A celebration of life service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at Heritage Memory Mortuary, 131 Grove Ave. Prescott, Ariz. Services entrusted to Heritage Memory Mortuary. For Ron's online guestbook, please visit

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