Robert C. Harrison, retired head of recreational land acquisition for the state Department of General Services, died Thursday of cancer at the home of his son in Bethesda.
Services were being held at 11 a.m. today at the Levinson funeral establishment, 6010 Reisterstown Road.
Mr. Harrison, who was 79, lived in the Park Towers West Condominium.
He retired about 15 years ago from the state post he had held for about seven years.
A lawyer, he had earlier served as an assistant city solicitor in Baltimore for 15 years, handling land condemnation cases. Before that, he was executive secretary to the late Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro Jr.