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Harry L. Canterbury

June 26, 1953 March 18, 2022
Harry L. Canterbury
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Port Charlotte, FL – Harry L. Canterbury, 68, died Friday, March 18, 2022 at Select Specialty Care Hospital in Ft Myers, FL. He was born June 26, 1953, in Peoria, to Jack Wilbur and Betty Lou Canterbury. Harry married Catherine (Patterson) on August 3, 1985 in Sherman, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents. His wife, Catherine survives and three sons; Jeff J. (Dawn) Canterbury of Petersburg, IL, Scott L. Canterbury of Manito, IL and William L. Canterbury of Peoria, IL, as well as Grandchildren, Alexandra Canterbury, Grace Canterbury, Hannah Canterbury, Marisa Canterbury and Blaytn Koonce., Great- grandsons William and Teegyn Canterbury, maternal Aunt Lois Sunderlund, AZ and paternal Aunts Ruth Moulton, IL and Barbara Griffith, AL.

Harry started ASO TV show in 1994 on PBS station WTVP then created a monthly magazine in 1996 named Adventure Sports Outdoors. ASO TV can be seen today on at ASOMagazine and his Canterbury Tales can be found at Over the years, he hosted several Sunday morning radio shows. He spent 17 years in the auto industry and 13 years working for CAT.

Harry was a 26 year Mason, currently a member of Grand View Lodge #1112, Peoria Heights, IL and Moose Lodge of North Port, FL. He was very musical singing, playing the bagpipes & trombone.

A Celebration of Life will be held on his birthday with graveside services on Sunday, June 26, 2022 starting at 2:30 pm in North Division of Springdale Cemetery; followed by private gathering at Kelleher’s Pub in Peoria.

Memorial donations can be made in Harry’s name to the Veterans program at Goodwill of Central IL.

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Celebration of Life




2:30 PM 6/26/2022 2:30:00 PM
Springdale Cemetery

3014 N Prospect Rd
Peoria, IL 61603

Springdale Cemetery
3014 N Prospect Rd Peoria 61603 IL
United States

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Springdale Cemetery Final Resting Place

3014 N Prospect Rd
Peoria, IL 61603

3014 N Prospect Rd Peoria 61603 IL
United States

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