Harry A. Stuhler, 58, an employee of the American Red Cross for the past 30 years and codirector of a dancing school in Silver Spring, died at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring Saturday after a heart attack.
Mrs. Stuhler maintained movie projectors and the film library at the national headquarters of the Red Cross. He and his wife. Louise H. Stuhler, were codirectors od the Hessler Studio of Dance in Silver Spring, which specializes in ballet and tap dancing. They had founded the studio in 1954.
Mr. Stuhler also was head of the First Aid Corps of the D.C. Chapter of the Red Cross at the time of his death. The First Aid Corps, a volunteer organization, provides first aid services at events where large crowds are expected.
Mr. Stuhler was born in Newhark N.J. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific during World War II and settled in the Washington area at the end of the war. He began his Red Cross career about 1948.
He was a captain in the Washington Civil Air Patrol.
Besides his wife of the home in Silver Spring, survivors include a brother,Richard Stuhler, of Elizabeth N.J.
The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the American Red Cross, or to Special Accounts, FirstAid Crops, D.C. Chapter. American Red Cross, Washington, D.C.