Jim Harrison

Obituary of Jim Harrison

James Mitchell (Jim) Harrison, beloved husband of Hope Cochran of Calgary, passed away on Friday, August 27, 2004 at the age of 58 years. Jim was born on July 21, 1946 in New Waterford, Cape Breton, NS. Following his education, he worked with Metro Toronto Housing for twenty-six years. On June 30, 1990 he married Hope Cochran. Upon retiring, Jim and Hope came to Calgary in 2001, where he worked at the City of Calgary Golf Courses, Silversprings Golf Club and later with Hallmark Housekeeping. Jim loved to play golf, ski, travel, and fish, but especially loved being with his loving family and his best buds, Elliott. Besides his loving wife, Hope Cochran, he is remembered by his son, Elliott Harrison; daughter Maureen Droog (Peter) of Brampton, ON.; daughter Kerry Harrison (Scott Paglia) of Bellingham, WA.; and grandchildren, Cassandra and Evan Droog and Kiara Paglia. He is also survived by four brothers, Greggy Townsend (Shirley), Terry Harrison (Helen), Kevin Harrison (Brenda), and Danny Smith; two sisters, Linda Ross (Don) and April Hupple (Wayne); also several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his mother, Jean Smith. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Monday, August 30, 2004 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at St. Thomas United Church (100 Hawkwood Boulevard N.W.) on Tuesday, August 31, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca. In living memory of Jim Harrison, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 241-0044.
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