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Saying Farewell to one of the Best

Saying Farewell to one of the Best

Doris sang across the country and beyond with the Crosstown Harmony chapter of Sweet Adelines International. She remains one of the few Sweet Adelines to participate for more than 65 years, serving many stints as a chapter president or other officer. “Daaaaahhhhris,” was legendary for keeping the chorus laughing at rehearsals and on road trips to one competition or another. She loved her Crosstown Harmony sisters with her whole heart. They were all her “very best friend.”

Doris Harrison passed away August 7, 2021, at 97. Her Celebration of Life was held in Waukesha on Wednesday September 29 and was attended by family, friends and many of her Crosstown sisters. As an administrative assistant for decades, Doris made everyone she worked for smarter, better prepared, and grammatically correct. Before she retired after 18 years at Waukesha County Technical College, she helped found Learning in Retirement of Waukesha County (LIRWC), a chapter of an international organization devoted to lifelong learning. She worked for LIRWC for another 10 years after “retirement.”

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her name to:

• Waukesha County Technical College Foundation (you may direct the donation to the Learning in Retirement scholarship fund)

• A scholarship foundation of your choice