Washington, DC - Richard T. Harris
, age 62, passed away peacefully on February 24, 2018.
Richard graduated from Delbarton High School in Morristown, NJ and attended Yale University majoring in Psychology. Richard was predeceased by his father and mother, John and Ruth Harris, a sister, Mercedes Council, and his brother, John Harris, Jr, who was a noted history educator at Morristown HS.
Richard is survived by his niece, Noelle Naomi Harris, and nephew, John Malcolm Harris, two sisters-in-law, Sandra Singleton Barnhardt and Helen Harris, an uncle, Dr. Charles Teamer, and a host of cousins, relatives, and devoted friends.
Richard was totally dedicated towards insuring bettering the quality of life for abused and neglected youth. His entire career was comprised of high level positions with several Youth Services Agencies from California to New York to Washington, DC such as Program Manager, Chief of Staff, Senior Director, Special Assistant to the Executive Director to which his most recent position was that of Executive Director for the CASA FOR CHILDREN OF DC.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in his name to: CASA FOR CHILDREN OF DC 1140 3rd Street NE Suite 2120 Washington, DC 20002.
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