Harrison Spencer Sperry, age 81, passed away peacefully at home, January 13, 1994, following cardiac arrest.
Harrison was born November 11, 1912, in Salt Lake City, Utah, son of Harrison Sperry, Jr. and Josephine Titcomb Sperry. He married Norita Cornick on May 7, 1942, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He graduated from L.D.S. High School where he excelled in baseball. He later graduated from the University of Utah. He served as an LDS missionary in the German-Austrian Mission from 1933-1936. Harrison served in World War II as a meteorologist in the Army Air Corps. He was employed for a time by the U.S. Post Office and retired from the U.S. Weather Bureau in 1975 after 35 years of government service. He was a High Priest in the L.D.S. church and had an immense love for genealogy having published two books. He also enjoyed bowling. He took great pride in his family.He is survived by his devoted wife of 51 years; four sons, David J. (Phyllis), Sandy; Roger H. (Karen), West Valley; Stephen L. (Verla), Midvale; Mark W. (Barbara), Salt Lake City; 15 grandchildren and two great- grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; four sisters; and one loving granddaughter, Anne Sperry Jensen.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Jan. 17, 1994, 12 noon at the Hillcrest Ward, 495 East 5600 South, Murray, Utah. A viewing will be held at the Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, Sunday, Jan. 16th, between the hours of 6-8 p.m. and Monday from 10:45-11:45 a.m. at the Hillcrest Ward. Interment Salt Lake City Cemetery.
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