Dr. Alan Morris, 68, of Sharon, formerly of Newton, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of 43 years to Susan (Suzi). Proud father of Julian “JB” Morris and his wife, Ariana, and Lori Erlich and her husband, Jared. Adoring grandfather to his “sunshines” Jocelyn, 2.5, and Dani, 16 months. Devoted brother of Marlene Saunders and husband John and uncle to Robert Saunders. Alan is also survived by the many cousins, in-laws, friends, golf buddies, patients, colleagues, doctors and nurses whose lives he impacted with his generosity, sense of humor, kindness and love of life. He is predeceased by his parents, Julian and Jennie Morris. A graduate of Newton South High School (‘67), Boston University, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Alan was a respected periodontist with practices in Norwood and Mansfield. Services will be held at Temple Sinai, 25 Canton St., Sharon, on Monday, April 2 at 11am. Following interment at Sharon Memorial Park the family will be at their residence until 9:00 pm Monday, and Tuesday and Wednesday 1-4pm, 7-9pm. Remembrances in his memory may be made to The American Cancer Society,30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.