Richard F. Harrison Jr. of Calverton died on Feb. 21, 2024, at home. He was 73.

Born on Jan. 10, 1951, at Southampton Hospital.

He was an inventor and engineer. His family said he was a jack of all trades and a master of all. He was also a gardener and winemaker. His commitment to conservation and saving the earth was evident in his design and creation of his own solar panels more than 40 years ago.

He is survived by his wife Deborah (née Sadowski) Harrison, and their children, Sarah VanScoy, Richard Harrison and Rebecca Harrison. He is also survived by two grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 10 a.m. to noon, with a service at 11:30 a.m. at Tuthill-Mangano Funeral Home in Riverhead.