Former MP of Geo S. Olive & Co. Passes Away at 71

John D. Harris

John D. Harris

John D. Harris, 71, of Elm Grove Wis., and Naples Fla., died Sept. 14,

He began his career as a CPA for the former Geo S. Olive & Company in 1965. He became a partner in the firm at the age of 28, eventually becoming MP in 1989. At the end of his career he had worked for Olive over 30 years retiring as the CEO. He was formerly a resident of Indianapolis.

He was a graduate of Ball State University and was recognized as a Hall of Fame inductee in the college of business in 2000. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to The John D. & Lilly S. Harris Accounting Scholarship #169 at Ball State University, 888-235-0058.