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Mary Kathleen Lindsay (aka Mokie) the daughter of D. Jerome and Susie Weaver Lindsay was born in Emporia, Kansas, November 22, 1947, and passed October 18, 2023, spouse of George A. Harris in Kansas City, Missouri. Raised in Madison in a musical family and being gifted with a beautiful soprano voice, Mary’s youth was filled with melody and song. Mary and George met in Topeka, Kansas in 1978 and married in 1987. Mary worked at the children’s hospital at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka while George was a professor at Washburn University. She was loved by sister Donna Willard, brother-in-law Lynn Willard, her extended family, with nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews in Texas and New Mexico and multitudes of friends. Mary was a special friend to George’s disabled daughter Jennifer. She learned sign language to be able to talk to Jennifer, and she created sign language word games that were a fun way to teach Jennifer new words. Mary was a clinical social worker until retirement. She was passionate in her pursuit of social justice, serving on the board of the League of Women Voters, the Unitarian Universalist Church, and other organizations. She personified kindness and compassion. George often joked that Mokie was the only person who could have half a dozen best friends and still make her husband feel that he was really THE best friend. George and Mary hosted foreign exchange students from Brazil, Norway, Germany, and Costa Rica. These students, now adults, remain a major part of their lives. George and Mary traveled extensively to see these special people and their families and as well took adventure travel to many parts of the globe.