It is with great sadness that we announce that our dear friend, and ABS Board of Directors member, Jeffrey Harris has passed away. Jeffrey was always there for the ABS and was always such a kind, positive and friendly voice on the board and he will be dearly missed. Here is his obituary:

Jeffrey A. Harris was born on April 27, 1948. He passed away at 75 years old on March 11, 2023. Beloved son of Frances Dubinsky Harris and Alfred I. Harris. Loving brother of Jacqueline Harris-Schwartz and Judith Rae (the late Jeffrey) Lederman. Adoring Father of Rebecca Marie (David) Sullivan and the late Alfred Isadore Harris. Beloved Uncle of Julie Ann Schwartz and Alfred M. (Mandy) Schwartz.

Jeffrey was an active Freemason, a member of the National Rifle Association, and served on the board of the American Bladesmith Society. As a younger man, he was very active in studying martial arts.
Jeffrey graduated from St. Louis University with a B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering. For the remainder of his career, he served the St. Louis community as a Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, and was highly respected for his work.

Jeffrey was an extremely kind-hearted man and will be dearly missed by his family and many fine friends.