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Goldye Harris August 5, 1919 - January 30, 2015

Goldye Doris Harris passed away at the age of 95 on Friday, January 30, 2015 at the Windsor Senior Living Center in Dallas. She was born to Dora and Maurice Lichtenstein in Anaheim, California on August 5, 1919. She is survived by her husband of almost 75 years, Daniel Harris; her son Alan Harris (Frances); her grandson Jacob Harris (Marty Soliz); her granddaughter Deborah Astie (Gene); and three great grandchildren. Goldye worked for the Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles for several years. At the Federation, she was Director of the Women’s Division and led 18 missions to Israel. She had boundless energy and introduced many creative and innovative programming techniques to the Federation. She retired at age 64, but was always remembered by her Federation volunteers who would celebrate her birthday with her each year until long after she retired. In addition to her career with the Federation, she also worked with the Children’s Home Society, the American Red Cross, and the American Heart Association. Goldye is listed in Who’s Who of American Women. Goldye was an avid reader, sometimes reading as many as two books per week. In addition, she authored a book on non-profit fundraising. She and her husband Daniel loved traveling. They visited every continent on the earth (except Antarctica) at least twice. Goldye and Daniel moved to Dallas about five years ago to be near her family. Graveside services will be held for Goldye Harris at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, February 2, 2015 at Temple Emanu-El Memorial Cemetery. Rabbi Debra Robbins will officiate.

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