Thursday, October 29, 2015

Greg Harm, BHS '66 (1948 - 2015)



We are sad to announce that the BHS Class of 1966 lost another Bulldog this month...


Major Gregory Lee Harm
Obituary
June 19, 1948 - October 16, 2015

Major Gregory Lee Harm, 67, USMC (Ret.), passed away Friday, October 16, 2015 after a long battle with cancer. Loving husband to MaryAnn Sanzone-Harm and devoted father to Alison Brown (Rick), Erin Harm and Grant Harm (Bekkah); grandfather of Nathan Proffitt, Ricky Brown, Nick Brown, Alex Harm and Tristan Harm. Brother of Sally Gross (Fletcher) and Patricia Abraham (John); brother-in-law of Pat Gorecki; best friend to Colonel Valentino Lendaro, USMC (Ret.).Greg was born on June 19, 1948, in Huron South Dakota to Henry and Ruth Harm.

He attended Burbank high school, graduating in 1966. Greg attended UCSD for two years, University of Gottingen in Germany, for one year, graduating from the University of South Dakota with a degree in History. After graduating, Greg opted to enlist in the US Marine Corps after receiving a draft notice from the US Army, where he was on active duty for 22 years; during this time he received a master's degree in Systems Analysis from the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey.

Greg will forever be loved by those he left behind. At the time of his death he was surrounded by his wife, family and friends in his San Diego home.

A memorial service will be held at Miramar National Cemetery, 5795 Nobel Drive, San Diego, California on November 10, 2015 at 11am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Major Gregory Lee Harm to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Please consider designating specifically "for bladder cancer research" or feel free to contribute to a charity of your preference. The family is especially grateful to Doctor Andrew Hampshire and his entire staff, in addition to the team at Sharp Hospice Care.

Published in The Burbank Leader on Oct. 24, 2015
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/burbankleader/obituary.aspx?pid=176207316

A FEW FACEBOOK COMMENTS FROM CLASSMATES

Pam Zipfel Kirkwood
God Bless him and his entire family.

Brenda Rossie-soto
Prayers my mom graduated same yr

Lucia Hernandez Bernard Sorensen
Condolences to his family.

Tammy Klinger
So very sad, my best friend Patty Harm Abraham lost her brother. Greg was an incredible brother...... Prayers to the families!

Steve Striker
Prayers to Greg's family and friends. I remember him from High School, a great guy. Will try to attend his service as I live in San Diego.

Ron Hagg
sending blessings.

Dee Dee Daugharty Culotta
Wow, the list keeps growing... Sad to see our classmates passing away.

Adele Bassett
RIP

2 comments:

  1. We're so sorry to hear this. Prayers of comfort to all his family.

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  2. So sorry to hear this. His sister Patty is my dear friend. Prayers of comfort going out to this sweet family.

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