Harley Marshall Dixon

Harley Marshall Dixon - Rochester Cremation

Harley Marshall Dixon: April 14, 2022 at age 79. Harley is predeceased by his parents Marion and Richard and Grand Nephew Chauncy. He is survived by his son Darren (Maryjo), Granddaughter Tiffani, Sister Donna (Mark), niece Julie(Jason), nephew Glenn(Brooke), and Grand Nieces and Nephews; Max, Emma, Pierce, and Harris, also survived by his ex wife and friend Barbara, his girlfriend Carol, and numerous other friends and family including the 4 legged grand-dog Porkchop and dog niece Lady.

Harley retired from Fisons Pharmaceuticals after which he focused on his life long passion for aviation including building his Long ez kit plane. A life time Bills and golf fan he enjoyed watching the Bills finally have a couple good seasons.  Harley enjoyed helping others with his vast knowledge of technology, home improvements, and General Harley know how. One of his favorite weekly activities was visiting Peppermints restaurant and enjoyed spending time with the staff and owner George. Harley was a proud Veteran and spoke frequently of his service in the Army National Guard.

Thank you to the staff at Wilmont Cancer center, and the Strong ICU for the remarkable care they provided for Harley. In particular he had a huge respect and admiration for his Oncologist Dr Jane Liesveld MD who helped him have the active quality of life he enjoyed for the past couple decades.

In lieu of Flowers please donate to The Lymphoma and Leukemia Society at www.lls.orgA memorial service will be held for Harley on May 31, 2022 at 4:00-7:00 pm at Rochester Cremations, 1118 Long Pond Rd, Rochester NY 14626. Please bring stories and smiles to celebrate Harley and his life.

6 Condolences

  1. Thomas and Barbara Kuter on April 22, 2022 at 9:05 am

    We were so sorry to hear about Harley passing.
    I played in an online golf game with Harley for many years.
    Many times he had to come over to help me sort out any problems I had with my computer.

  2. Michael Blundell on April 23, 2022 at 9:54 am

    Very sorry to hear of Harley’s passing, We were neighbors of Harley for a number of years & I also enjoyed going on Sk Trips to Mt. Trumblant with Harley, Darren & a bunch of folks from Fisons — Good Memories!

  3. Debra Felton on April 24, 2022 at 9:45 pm

    So sad to hear of Harley’s passing. I worked with him at Pennwalt which became Fisons for many years. He was the most intelligent person that I’ve ever met and after he repaired my kids Atari to better than new with super long cords, my boys thought he was a Super Hero. RIP sir, you left quite a mark on the people who knew you.

  4. Patricia Smith Knapp on May 8, 2022 at 9:08 am

    Harley was raised on Filkins Street in the Village of Fairport. We shared the same birthday as our mothers were in the maternity ward together givng us birth on Sept. 10, 1942.. I believe we thought of each other every year on that day and occasionally sent a card or made a phone call. Fairport was a wonderful place to grow up in during those early years. Harley was a constant, a true friend who asked little and gave much. We may not have seen each other much as adults but the memories remain. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  5. Tina Cregan on May 31, 2022 at 11:15 am

    So sorry to hear of Harley’s passing. We worked together through the Pennwalt/Fisons days. Great Guy! Always in a good mood and had a great laugh. We had a good group of friends that did a lot together…. great times, never to be forgotten.
    Darren, we will be thinking of you! Again, sorry for your loss. thoughts and prayers to all.
    Tina (Fay) and Ed Cregan

  6. Mr. and Dr. Thomas and Sarah Wheelers on September 19, 2022 at 2:48 am

    We are just learning about Harley Marshall Dixon after having the extreme pleasure of attending and bringing home treasures from the estate sale held this weekend. How much this man will be missed but remembered and honored as we just now learn who this fine neighbor of ours was on the community.

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