Paul Richard Morrison, of Arlington, died on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, after a brief, but courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Dorchester in 1960, Paul was the beloved son of the late John and Eleanor (Russell) Morrison of Dorchester. Devoted husband of Gina (Paglucia) Morrison, and loving father to Nicholas. Loving brother of Judith Morrison of Orlando, Fla., John Morrison and his wife Anne Marie of Haverhill, Bernard Morrison and his wife Janet of Dorchester, Clare Comaschi and her husband John of Randolph, Frank Morrison and his wife Marcie of Somerdale, N.J., James Morrison of Randolph and his wife Wanda of Norton and Robert Morrison and his wife Tracy of Clarksville, Tenn. Paul is also survived by aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, and treasured friends.
Paul was born and raised in Dorchester. He graduated from BC High School in Boston and received a BS degree in Physics from Holy Cross College, and a MS in Physics from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Paul was a medical physicist at Brigham and Women's Hospital in the Department of Radiology for over 20 years.
Paul was a warm and kind man, passionate and devoted to his family, his friends, and his work. Paul will be deeply missed by those he loved and those whom were touched by his presence.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Sept. 28, at 11 a.m. at St. Agnes Church, 51 Medford St., Arlington. Visiting hours will be on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 4-8 p.m. at Keefe Funeral Home, 5 Chestnut St., Arlington.
Memorial donations can be made in Paul's honor to the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation, 5526 West 13400 South, #510, Salt lake City, Utah, 84094 or the Martha's Vineyard Preservation Trust 99 Main St., Edgartown, MA 02539. For obituary, directions or to leave a condolence, visit www.keefefuneralhome.com.