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DEATH: LEROY F. HARLOW

LeRoy F. Harlow was Professor Emeritus of Organization and Management in the Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University. He held a B.S. degree in industrial engineering (Iowa State University, 1938), and M.S. degree in public administration (University of Minnesota, 1943), and was recipient of the Distinguished Faculty Award (Brigham Young University, 1978). In addition to teaching management to graduate students and top and middle managers in the United States, for the U.S. Air Force in West German, and for the Philippine National Government, Mr. Harlow had hands-on manager and management consulting experience.

He was city manager of five cities, from Fargo, North Dakota to Daytona, Beach, Florida; on the staff of the U.S. Bureau of the Budget in the Executive Office of the President and two additional federal agencies; director of the Minnesota Efficiency in Government Commission; the New Mexico State Revenue Structure Study Committee; the Greater Cleveland Tax Policy Study Commission; executive secretary of the Cuyahoga County (Cleveland) Mayors and City Managers Association and director of the Utah Local Government Modernization and Finance Studies.With Booz, Allen and Hamilton, Inc., Public Administration Service, and as an independent management and finance consultant, Mr. Harlow was consultant to private businesses, schools and colleges, hospitals, churches, and national, state, and local government units. These assignments were in the urban areas of Boston, New York, Washington, Richmond, Flint, Atlanta, Fort Worth, Phoenix, Salt Lake, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and Manila. The aim and results have been improved organizations, management, interpersonal relations and operations.

Mr. Harlow contributed articles to several professional journals, authored "Without Fear or Favor: Odyssey of a City Manager" (1977), edited "Servants of All: Professional Management of City Government" (1981), and his latest book, "Democracy Efficiently at Work: Better Government for All (A How-to-book)" was released in 1992. He finished a personal history ms. in December, 1994, and is listed in Marquis "Who's Who in the World".

At the time of his death, Professor Harlow was addressing three issues from first-hand professional experience: Integrity in Government, Improving Race Relations, and Democracy Efficiently at Work.

He is survived by his wife, Agda Gronbech Harlow, of Provo; five sons and two daughters: Julia G. Harlow Doolittle, Oakton, Virginia; Peter G. Harlow, St. Wendel, West Germany; David G. Harlow, Baltimore, Maryland; Thomas G. Harlow, Hollister, California; Christine G. Harlow Allie, Auburn, Washington; John G. Harlow, Atherton, California; Steven G. Harlow, Nichols, New York; 23 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 8, 1995 at 11 a.m. at the Oakhills 4th Ward LDS Chapel, 924 East North Temple Drive, Provo. Friends may call at the ward chapel on Monday one hour prior to services. Interment: East Lawn Memorial Hills, Provo. Full Military Rites will be accorded by the VFW District #4.

The family requests contributions be made to the LeRoy and Agda Harlow Public Management Endowment Fund at the BYU-LDS Foundation in Provo.

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