Lauren Harmon-Griffith, 54, of Huron, gave up her long and courageous battle with cancer and went to be with her Heavenly Father on Thursday evening, Oct. 31, 2013, in The Meadows at Osborn Park.
Lauren was born Feb. 26, 1959, in Bremerhaven, Germany, and lived most of her life in Evansville, Ind. She attended grade school, high school, and community college in Evansville, and had a degree in computer operations. She worked for many years as a general manager for Anser Phone in Evansville and for Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Huron and the Huron Eagles. She enjoyed gardening, knitting, reading, shopping, and visiting with her friends by telephone. She delighted in spending time with her family. She especially loved the Huron Library.
Lauren is survived by her father and stepmother, Gary and Dona (Gurske) Harmon, of Huron; brother and sister, Justin Harmon, of Huron, and Jennifer (Charles) Capizzi, of Sandusky; beloved grandmother, Juanita Harmon, of Huron; niece and nephew, Cassidy and C.J. Capizzi; and stepdaughter and companion, Sara Wargle and Arthur Griffith, of Louisville.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Sammye K. (Logsdon) Harmon.
At Lauren’s request, cremation has taken place. Friends may call from 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Zion Lutheran Church, 930 Main St., Huron, where a memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. The Rev. Mandy Oleson will officiat. Burial will follow in Scott Cemetery, Huron.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Lauren’s name to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to The Meadows at Osborn Park (formerly Erie County Care Facility), 3916 Perkins Ave., Huron, OH 44839.
Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is handling arrangements. Condolences and gifts of sympathy may be shared with the family at toftfh.com.