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USTOA Life Member, Alex Harris dies at 91

Published Feb 5, 2013 12:00PM


USTOA Life Member, Alex Harris dies at 91

It is with deep sense of sadness that we inform you of the passing of Alex Harris on February 2, 2013. As one of USTOA's Life Member, he served as an inspiration and mentor to so many in our industry today. We should celebrate the extraordinary life he had and keep his memory close to our hearts through the work that we do every day.

In particular, we would like to express our sincere sympathy to his wife, Judy McDaniel, who served USTOA for over a decade and was the face and voice to so many of our members.

A beautiful "Celebration of Life" was held on Friday, February 15, 2013 in New York City. CLICK HERE to offer condolences to Alex's family.

Contributions in Alex's memory can be made to:
Tourism Cares: www.tourismcares.org/donate. On the donation page, please type "For Alex Harris" in the Special Notes field as a special educational fund is being established.

Jewish Foundation of the Righteous: www.jfr.org. Click on "Donate" to Make a Gift in Memory of Alex Harris.

Mary Manning Walsh Home: Mail your check to: Sister Sean William O'Brien, Executive Director, Mary Manning Walsh Home, 1339 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021.

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