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Harry Stuart of Lenox, MA and Saranac Lake, NY, passed away on July 27, 2019 at Brigham and Women's hospital in Boston with his loving family by his side. He fought a valiant battle against an aggressive B-Cell lymphoma for nearly a year, but in the end he was unable to file for any extension of time.

He was born on October 9, 1943 in Saranac Lake to Harry and Eileen (Wheelock) Stuart. His father died in February 1950 and his mother married Cleo McCasland in August 1951. Upon graduating from Saranac Lake High School in 1961, he earned a BA in Economics at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, and an MBA in Accounting from the University of Michigan Graduate School of Business in 1966.

He loved giving back to his community and supported many organizations, both in Lenox and Saranac Lake. He was on the boards of the Norman Rockwell Museum and Stockbridge Golf Club, where he loved playing golf and made many friends. He also served on the Family Selection Committee for Habitat for Humanity for many years, and was instrumental in building the Adirondack Carousel in Saranac Lake.

He met the love of his life, Claudine (Chavanne) in 1991 and they began a lifetime of wonderful adventures together, highlighted by their marriage in 2003.

Harry will be missed dearly by his loving wife, Claudine Chavanne of Lenox; his children Amy D. Stuart of Newton, MA; Brian J. Stuart and his wife Sarah of Poulsbo, WA; David J. Stuart of Hinsdale, MA; his grandchildren Shannon, Carter, Katie, Quinny, Alden and Lillian; and by the many people whose lives he touched.

A funeral mass was held on Monday, August 5, 2019 at the St. Bernard's Church in Saranac Lake, NY. Burial followed in St. Bernard's Cemetery.

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