Four decades of small-town pharmacy

Eric Slindee

By Charlie Warner

Eric Slindee sat on the back porch of the large frame house last week that he has called home in Harmony for the past 39 years. It was his first “official” day of retirement.

Slindee was reflective, looking back at his 43 years of service primarily as a small-town pharmacist. His thoughts fell to the thousands of persons he referred to as his patients. “It’s been a lot of laughs, tears and hugs,” he said. “And it’s been a fun ride. In my career I’ve met many wonderful people and hope I was able to make a difference in their lives.”

Slindee served the majority of his career at the local drug store in downtown Harmony. Small towns were familiar to him, having grown


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