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HENRY JACKSON "HARRY" CARSON
Henry Jackson "Harry" Carson, 63, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, May 14. 2022, from pancreatic cancer.
Harry was preceded in death by his father, Joseph William Carson; mother, Marion Collins Carson; and brother, Joseph Walter Carson.
He is survived by his brother, Samuel Carson of Cedar Rapids; and his sister, Emily Carson of Marion.
Harry graduated from Marion High School, Oberlin College, Cornell College and the University of Iowa College of Medicine. He trained in Chicago, Ill., and Kansas City, Mo. He earned four board certifications in pathology, including forensic pathology which he practiced in eastern Iowa. Harry was widely published in medical journals with original research. He was known for his love of music, photography, poetry and cats.
A gathering time for family and friends will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City concluding with remarks by family and friends at 5 p.m. (casual attire encouraged). Private cremation services have taken place through the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Harry's memory to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health or charity of your choice. To share a thought, memory or condolence with his family, please visit Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service at www.gayandciha.com.