Sherwin Harris



Age: 78


Summary: entrepreneur and one of the co-founders of Concerned Relatives, an oppositional group in the San Francisco Bay Area consisting of family members and friends of Jonestown residents who believed their loved ones were being held in Jonestown against their will and was most active in calling for investigations of Jim Jones and the group he led, who was known for his attempt to rescue his daughter Liane Harris from Jonestown when he helped organize the trip to Guyana with Congressman Leo Ryan as part of the Concerned Relatives delegation in November 1978 and whose former wife Sharon Amos and three of her children were among the four fatalities in the Lamaha Gardens bathroom at the People's Temple headquarters in Georgetown, but who never reconciled to this tragic event and spent his later years educating people on the dangers of cults by using his own experience as a way to honor the life of his daughter.



Cause of Death: Undisclosed causes


Born: April 5, 1937


Died: January 11, 2016


Location: Kauai, Hawaii