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Dorothy D.W. Harrison

July 24, 2021

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Dorothy Doyle Watts Harrison RN, MA, PhD, died peacefully at home on July 24, 2021, joining her mother, father and sister, Mabel Staupers.

She was a retired professor of Howard University College of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and pioneer in nursing, international public health, research and biofeedback/energy medicine; a true Harlem Renaissance woman, writer, pianist, and artist/photographer.

She is survived by many cousins and friends and her devoted friend, Lynn McKinley-Grant and family.


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 Service Program


Memorial Service
October 23, 2021

3:00 PM
Calvary Episcopal Church
820 - 6th Street N.E.
Washington, DC 20002

Please note
Inurnment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY at a later date.
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