worshiped Stephen HarperPierre Elliot Trudeau, preferred John Lennon to Paul McCartney, came across as 20-going-on-40, and was troubled by the notion that he had failed his father.
That's how Frank Glenfield, Harper's boss at Imperial Oil in the 1970's, remembered the prime minister in a 2008 interview with the Edmonton Journal's David Staples.
When Glenfield passed away earlier this month, Harper fulfilled a promise and delivered the eulogy at his funeral last week in Edmonton.
The eulogy had thus motivated Staples to recount his interview with Glenfield in an article he published on Tuesday.
During the interview, Glenfield said Harper was hard working but troubled "boy" who had moved to Edmonton after dropping out of the University of Toronto in 1978.
"My office boy was Stephen Harper." he told Staples. "He did very well in a very entry level job. He sort of checked the cash, delivered mail and that sort of thing. He wasn't above doing anything."
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