Ree Harris, age 15, lost his battle with cancer at home
in the loving arms of his Mother on November 19, 2011 surrounded
by many loving family members and friends. Devin was born
on September 10, 1996 in Provo, UT to Denzil and Karen Harris.
Devin is survived by his parents, his two brothers Derrick
and Kyle of Alpine, UT, Grandparents Garth and Betty Harris
of Taber, Alberta Canada and David and LoRee Shields of
Alpine, UT along with many loving aunts, uncles, cousins
In his short fifteen years, Devin showed us all how to
truly live and how to find joy and happiness in life’s
simple pleasures. He taught us what things in life are truly
important. He graciously battled two different types of
cancer, endured many operations and adapted to several physical
challenges including blindness. In spite of his physical
limitations,he was the happiest person we knew and always
lifted the spirit of everyone he came in contact with.
Devin was always courageous and open to trying new adventures
including snow skiing, rock wall climbing, swimming, playing
goalball, shootingbaskets, catching footballs, riding his
bike, jetskiing and dreaming about being able to drive a
car. However, it was music that brought him peace and comfort.
Devin loved listening to all kinds of music but country
music was his favorite. In April 2010, Make-A-Wish granted
Devin a trip of a lifetime to Nashville, TN to visit the
Grand Ole Opry and to meet his favorite country singer -
Josh Turner. The two quickly became life-long friends. We
are also grateful to Patty Lynn Jensen and the members of
Due West – Brad Hull, Tim Gates and Matt Lopez –
for a fantastic benefit concert and send off party prior
to our trip to Nashville. Your kindness and love will never
Most importantly, Devin loved his Mom who selflessly loved
and cared for him over these past 15 years. Devin will be
greatly missed and he has left us with an abundance of memories.
We express our appreciation to Dr. Carol Bruggers, the staff
at Primary Children’s Hospital, everyone at Alpine
Pediatrics and Intermountain Homecare and Hospice for their
loving care and service. Last but not least, we express
our deep appreciation and gratitude to everyone who said
a prayer for Devin and our family during the past fifteen
years. Our family was sustained by the prayers offered on
Funeral services for Devin will be held Wednesday, November
23, 2011 at 11:00 am at the Alpine West LDS Stake Center
Chapel located at 327 South Long Drive, Alpine, Utah. Family
and friends may call Tuesday evening from 6:00-8:00 pm at
the Warenski Funeral Home, 1776 North 900 East, American
Fork, Utah and also Wednesday morning one hour prior to
services at the church. Interment will be in the Alpine
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