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Deloris "Dee" Harris, age 74, of San Diego, CA, passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at San Diego Hospice. She was born on September 30, 1938 in Cocoa Beach, Florida to her parents, Earnest and Cherry Few.

Dee was the youngest of four children (Earnestine, Johnnie, Dan). She married Edward Harris in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and had one child, Cherry Harris-Bayer. Dee leaves a legacy as the Matriarch of our family, she was an entrepreneur, caregiver, mother, sister, aunt and dear friend to many she met during her travels through the world. She enjoyed volunteer work with battered women, reading, traveling and partying.

She is survived by her daughter Cherry, son-in-law Juergen and beloved grand-daughter Haley. She is also survived by her sister Earnestine, several nephews and cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to a "Tribute to Dee" at 10:30AM on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at Hotel Del Coronado, Crown Room. An informal Memorial Service will directly follow at the beach.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Deloris Harris to either the San Diego Hospice or Frauenhilfe Muenchen, Konto 784 45 00, BLZ 700 205 00.