Posted: August 10th, 2015

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Robin Caruth (Bob) Harrison “Maintiens le Droit” and he did with exemplary service to the RCMP for 23 years. Upon retirement from the RCMP, Bob taught at Lethbridge Community College for 21 years and served on the Driver Control Board for 12 years.

Bob was born in Kelowna and received his schooling in Victoria before joining the force in 1948. All of his service was in Saskatchewan with the exception of time spent on the Musical Ride. Bob retired as NCO of Depot Division in Regina. After joining the Lethbridge Community College in 1972, Bob took a sabbatical and earned his MA and BSc degrees in Criminal Justice at the age of 55.

Bob is survived by his wife of 60 years, Marian, daughter Kathy (husband Tom Schultz), son Eric (wife Patti), grandchildren Shannon Cassidy (John Scott Hayward), Laura Cassidy (Kiel Klapp), Hayden Harrison and Austin Harrison, sister Elizabeth (Fred) Herrndorf and numerous nieces and nephews. Bob was predeceased by his father Cmdr Leslie Harrison, RN and RCN, mother Phyllis Harrison, brother Lt Col Peter Harrison and sister Deborah Hertzberg.

At his request, Bob will be honoured at a private graveside ceremony surrounded by his immediate family at a later date.

The family would like to thank the staff of St Michael’s Health Centre, Lethbridge, for the excellent care Bob received over the past 1 1/2 years. If desired, donations may be made to St. Michael’s Health Centre. No flowers please.

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