Alice E. Harmon


Alice Elizabeth Harmon

August 24, 1928 - August 19, 2010

Born in Chester, Pennsylvania on August 24, 1928 to Lillian C. and Fillmore B. Futty, Alice Elizabeth Futty was a delight to everyone she encountered. With her twinkling eyes, dark, wavy, brown hair, and infectious smile, she was a friend to everyone she met. During her high school years she dated the legendary Rock and Roll icon, Bill Haley, who even wrote two songs about her titled "My Cute Little Brown Eyed Gal" and "There's a Moon Tonight on Cherry Tree Lane". In 1946 Alice graduated from Glen-Nor High School in Norwood, Pennsylvania and in 1947 attended the McConnell School for Air Hostesses. On December 8, of that year, LIFE Magazine featured a pictorial article about the school and portrayed Alice in nine of the fifteen photos, including the centerfold that depicted her graduating class.

While working as a Stewardess for TWA Airlines in Kansas City, Missouri, Alice met her husband Jacob Lindley Harmon, who at that time was completing his medical school residency. Shortly after graduation, they moved to Denver Colorado.

In the early '50s, Alice gave birth to two children, Victoria Carol and Jeffrey Jay and in 1958 they moved to Littleton, Colorado and raised their family in Columbine Valley. In addition to being a wonderful homemaker, Alice loved children, adored music, dancing, and parties, antiques, tennis, bridge, golf, growing roses, and at one time bred and raised Siamese cats. Jake and Alice divorced in 1978 and she never re-married. In her younger years Alice participated in numerous volunteer activities and was once President of the Rocky Mountain Osteopathic Hospital Women's Auxiliary. She was also a life-long member of Littleton United Methodist Church.

It is with great courage and resiliency that Alice lived the last portion of her life under the protection and care of her son Jeff and wife, Melanie. In passing, she can once again express her magnetic love for her family and friends with joyous open arms.

Alice was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Fillmore Futty, Jr. She is survived by her sister, Ruth Ann Dombrow of Folsom, Pennsylvania, her daughter, Victoria Faeo of Wasilla, Alaska, her son Jeff and wife Melanie Harmon of Bozeman, Montana, Step Grandsons, Joseph Wiltzen, of Manhattan, Montana and Uncas Wiltzen, of Waltham, Massachusetts, along with many beloved nieces and nephews.

Alice's family would like to extend their utmost gratitude and appreciation for the hugs and loving care she received for the last five years from the staff at Edgewood Vista, in Belgrade Montana and from the nurses and caregivers of Rocky Mountain Hospice, in Bozeman, Montana. Arrangements are in the care of Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service.


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