Dr. Harold F. Best - 77

7/15/1941 - 6/6/2018

Oregon, IL

Dr. Harold F. Best of Oregon, IL, died June 6th after a fall at home. He was born July 15, 1941 in Sioux Falls SD. As a clinical psychologist he enjoyed his private practice for over thirty years. A perfect Sunday consisted of doing the NY Times crossword in ink, a football game on TV, and an entire pot of coffee. He enjoyed good tobacco, good company, & a good read.  Preceded in death by wife Diane, children Julie, Andy & Stevie Best, brothers Michael, Roger, & sister Mary.  He will be missed by wife Miranda, children Bryce (Amie) Austin, Lyrah (Ned) Austin-Bushnell, Alex (Sabrina) Best, Marissa Best, grandchildren, Liam & Kellen Austin, plus many others who loved his dry humor & gentle confidence.

An open-house celebration of his life will be held at Maxon’s Manor 1469 IL-2, Oregon, IL June 22nd from 4-7pm.

Instead of flowers, memorials will be offered to Harold’s favorite charities.

Visitation:

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An open-house celebration of his life will be held at Maxon's Manor, 1469 IL-2, Oregon, IL on June 22nd from 4-7 pm

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