Harold Campbell, born in 1925 in Brooklyn, New York, a lifelong resident of Long Island and a
descendent of the earliest colonial settlers, passed away peacefully on August 18, 2018.
Harold grew up in Oceanside and was a resident of Setauket for over 60 years. He was a an
active Eagle Scout and a decorated combat WWII Army Veteran who served in the 86th Infantry
Division in Europe and the Philippines. He attended Syracuse University and graduated from
Hofstra University with a BS and MBS. He retired as a Systems Designer after 42 years with
Long Island Lighting Company. He was an Adjunct Professor of Business at Suffolk County
Community College in Selden for 25 years.
Harold was a founding member of the Suffolk Interreligious Coalition on Housing (SICOH) in
Brookhaven Town, a member of the Balder-Greenpoint Lodge #403 F. & A.M., First Kings, and
American Legion Post #417 in East Setauket. An elder in the Presbyterian Church, he served
on many interfaith committees and was a board member of the Long Island Council of
Harold is survived by his wife of 69 years, Dorothy, brother Charles, sister Dorothy Walworth,
two sons, two daughters, five grandchildren, a constellation of family and cherished friends who
enjoyed the fruits of his genealogical research.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 29 at 1 PM at the Setauket
Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Setauket Presbyterian Church and Habitat for Humanity