|Kathleen Doris Moore Harrison
-- Lauren Wiseman The Washington Post Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Kathleen M. Harrison, 89, a volunteer in the 1960s and 1970s with the National
Symphony Orchestra and what is now the Virginia Hospital Center, died May 5 at her
home in Richmond after a stroke.
Kathleen Doris Moore, a native Washingtonian, graduated from Western High School
in 1935. She was a secretary for an aircraft manufacturer in Long Beach, Calif., during
World War II.
She was a member of Clarendon United Methodist Church in Arlington and spent time
with the elderly members who were unable to attend church. She moved to Richmond
from Arlington in 2004.
Her husband of 55 years, Thomas R Harrison Sr., died in 1995.
Survivors include two children, Carol H. Beasley of Mechanicsville, Va., and Thomas R.
Harrison Jr. of Arlington; a sister; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.