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Virgil B. Harris Jr.

Apple Federal Credit Union announced the passing of longtime Chairman Virgil B. Harris Jr., following an extensive battle with cancer. Harris, age 81, passed peacefully at home with his family by his side. He is survived by his wife, Diane Stewart Harris, and their two children, Michael and Rachael, and three grandchildren.

Harris dedicated over 55 years of his life to the Fairfax, Va.-based Apple FCU. During his tenure, the credit union grew from $2,601 in assets to $1.6 billion and over 142,000 members. Harris worked to create a definitive credit union brand and affirm it as the premier financial institution serving the educational community.

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