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Dr. Mikel Harry Passes Away April 25, 2017

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    Michael Cyger
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    It is with great sadness that I share with you that Dr. Mikel Harry has passed away.

    Quality Digest wrote a nice summary of his contributions to the industry: https://www.qualitydigest.com/inside/six-sigma-news/six-sigma-pioneer-mikel-harry-dies-65-042617.html

    You can share thoughts and look through posted pictures at: https://www.forevermissed.com/mikel-j-harry-ph-d/

    Mike and I went back a number of years. I didn’t know him when he was deploying Six Sigma at GE, but our paths crossed many times over the past two decades and I considered him a friend.

    You can read his answers to over 100 Lean and Six Sigma questions in the “Ask Me Anything” section of iSixSigma: https://www.isixsigma.com/ask-dr-mikel-harry/

    He’s done a tremendous amount of good for people, companies and organizations around the world. Rest in peace, Mike.

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    Chris Seider
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    TY for sharing

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    Mike Carnell
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    @michaelcyger Mikel did create this Six Sigma industry we have all spent so much time in. From our early years at Motorola Mikel always had a vision that was much bigger than what i ever imagined and he had the energy to make it happen.

    A Marine Corps brother. Semper Fi.

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    Gary Cone

    I agree with Mike Carnell. Mikel took an experience several of us were blessed with obtaining because of Bob Galvin’s vision and made it a viable consulting segment. With a lot of help from Richard Schroeder and others.

    His salesmanship allowed many of us to live a life we never envisioned as engineers and managers at Motorola.

    Rest in peace.

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