DECEMBER 26, 1951 - SEPTEMBER 6, 2017

Brenda Laurette Harrison

Brenda was was born in Columbus, Ohio. She grew up on our farm near Richwood, Ohio, She was active in 4-H and Essex United Methodist Church. She loved flowers and helped in the garden for as long as she was able. She was diagnosed with Freidreichs Ataxia in her early teens. Brenda attended North Union High School class of 1970. She then attended The Ohio State University in Marion. Brenda was one of the first students to live independently on The Ohio State University Campus, who used a wheelchair. Brenda acheived a Bachelor of Science in History at OSU. She was a devout BUCKEYE.

She was cared for in her Mother and Fathers home. Brenda outlived her original prognosis by 30 plus years, due to her Father and Mothers care. She always showed courage, compassion, and grace. She was kind and thoughtful to everyone. Brenda had her little dog Rose always by her side. Brenda was predeceased by her Mother Marylou Harrison in March 2007. Brenda is survived by her Father Robert Harrison, Richwood OH, sisters, Beth (Scott) Keith, of Kansas City MO., Marty (Lynne Kirby) Harrison, Powell OH, Barbara (Pat Gordon), Harrison, of Athens OH. Nephews: Drew Keith of Seoul Korea, Daniel Wasserman, Athens OH, Neice:Hanna (Keith) Sean Stephenson of Greely CO.