The Beauty Industry Mourns the Loss of Joan Harrison

Joan Harrison, center, was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Chatters 2015 Symposium in Alberta, Canada. Photo courtesy of Canadian Hairdresser.

Joan Harrison, publications director of Canadian Hairdresser, Canada's sole bilingual publication for the professional beauty industry, passed away on October 7, 2017. According to a post that details Joan’s wishes on Canadian Hairdresser’s Facebook page, “There will not be a funeral service, but a celebration of Joan's life will be held at a future date.” The entire industry will miss Joan Harrison, but thankfully the inspiration she provided to all of us, will continue to live on.