Eliza Harrison Obituary – Death : Eliza Paris Harrison Of Georgia Dies At 28
University of Georgia graduate, Eliza Harrison has died on June 14, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. She left behind her loving husband, mother, father, and brother. The passing of Eliza was very traumatic.
Eliza was initially diagnosed with Stage IV appendiceal cancer in 2018, and she fought till June 14th of 2021 when she decided to take a rest. She was victorious “by how she lived, not by how long she lived.”
After being diagnosed, Eliza became a support figure to many cancer patients around the world. She served as a patient spokesperson for the Center for Young Onset of Colorectal Cancer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Pushing harder with her willingness to strengthen and encourage other cancer patients fighting the battle amidst Covid-19, Eliza appeared on CNN, The Today Show, People Magazine and USA Today motivating cancer patients and giving them strength to fight on despite the challenges faced with treatment during Covid-19.
Eliza Harrison Biography
Eliza was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She attended Morris Brandon Elementary School. After elementary school, her family moved to Gainesville, Georgia where she attended Lakeview Academy and graduated from North Hall High School. Eliza attended the University of Georgia and graduated with a degree in consumer journalism. While at UGA, she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. During her time in college, Eliza also studied abroad and visited many iconic places throughout both Australia and Italy. Her trips across the world embody the passion Eliza had for traveling.
After college, she moved to New York City and began a career at UBS. She spent years as a successful institutional equity salesperson, helping manage the relationships of the firm’s most important accounts. She was an impactful, hardworking member of the team who easily connected with her co-workers and clients-developing many strong bonds along the way.