Celebrating Jim Harris’ Life and Legacy


Family, friends and colleagues are invited Sunday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, to celebrate the life and legacy of Jim Harris, our former Director of Public Education, President and CEO and, most recently, Senior Vice President of Asia. Jim passed away Sept. 19, 2018. The gathering will be held at the International Crane Foundation’s headquarters in Baraboo, Wisconsin. To learn more about this celebration of life and to confirm that you will be attending, please email Demetra Toniolo.

During his 34 years with the International Crane Foundation, Jim touched countless lives, inspiring others with his youthful fascination of the natural world, his passion for learning and his selfless interest in the people he worked with, taught and loved. Read more about Jim’s life and legacy.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Those who wish to honor Jim with a gift may direct a contribution to the Jim Harris Legacy Fund. Gifts will support the International Crane Foundation’s work in China and the East Asia flyway, fulfilling Jim’s wish for a future where all of Asia’s crane species are secure.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_btn title=”Decades of Dedication
Jim Harris Legacy Fund” style=”custom” custom_background=”#919a3e” custom_text=”#ffffff” size=”lg” align=”center” button_block=”true” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fsavingcranes.org%2Fjim-harris-legacy-fund%2F|||”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Did Jim touch your life? Please share your personal memories here. We will be compiling your memories into a virtual tribute on our website. If you would like to add your memory to our website, please indicate so on the form. Click here to view our tribute page.

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