Harry Edgar Campbell
Harry Edgar Campbell, 82, of Henderson, NV, passed away on July 15th due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Harry was born on February 22, 1941 to Milton and Hilda Campbell in Clear Creek, Utah. After studying at Weber College and the University of Utah, he furthered his passion by accepting an architecture apprenticeship in Ogden, Utah in the early1960s, then moved to Las Vegas where he went on to have great success in the field of architecture, playing a roll in the expansive growth of Las Vegas and Henderson. Harry was founder and president of HCA Architects, and oversaw numerous commercial projects including fire stations, public schools, gov/municipal bldgs, courthouses and the Fremont Street Experience canopy. His firm won design awards for the Henderson City Hall and the Las Vegas Federal Court House. Harry was one of the early board members, presidents and Silver Metal Award of the Nv. Chapter of the AIA (American Institute of Architects). He was a member of the NV State Board of Architecture, Interior and Residential design. In these roles, Harry helped prepare the national exams for architecture across the US and Canada. He also excelled in the visual arts, loved to travel, and was a member of folk music bands in the 60s where he sang, played guitar, and stand-up bass, but mainly, many will remember him for his love of golf. Although he achieved great success in his career and hobbies, Harry’s family always meant the most to him. He was a wonderful husband and father of a blended family,. He is survived by his wife of 34 yrs, Judy (Forsey); his former wives, Nancy (Gear) and Nancy (Diehl); his 5 children, Greg, Brett, Chris, Katja, and Taylor; 12 grandchildren, Sasha, Julie, Emma, Jordyn, Allie, Molly, Kayden, Miller, Mara, George, Max and Leo; along with many loving friends and extended family members.