Harry Wilmot Camp, Jr.
Camp, Harry Wilmot, Jr. passed away quietly in his home April 22, 2019, he was 108 years old. Born September 20, 1910 at Ft. Totten, N.D. but grew up in the State of Washington. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1933 with a degree in forestry, and spent the next 42 years working with the U.S. Forest Service. He received numerous awards including the highly prized John Beale Award for service to the Society of American Foresters. Harry retired in 1974 as Regional Director of the Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, with headquarters in Berkeley, California. Harry and Neva Gerdes (preceded in death) were married for 48 years. He is survived by son, Gordon Camp of Elk Grove, CA and daughter, Wendy Camp of Napa, CA. He has five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Harry married Myrna Anderson in June, 1983. They lived in California for 26 years before moving to North Oaks, MN in 2009. He is also survived by Myrna's family. Sons, Barry, Jay and Ross Wegener, and daughters, Myrnell Brusegaard, Ava Bergan and Wendy Soule, along with their spouses and families. There are a combined total of 16 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Memorial Service Tuesday, April 30 at 2:30 pm at Waverly Gardens, 5919 Centerville Rd., North Oaks, MN 55127 Memorials: Mayo Clinic Pancreatic Cancer Research, 200 18th St. SW, Rochester, MN 55905 or Presbyterian Homes Foundation, 2845 Hamline Ave. N., Roseville, MN 55113 or Aeon (Local low income housing support), 901 N. 3rd St., Suite 150, Minneapolis, MN 55401.
Published on April 28, 2019
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