William Olaf Desmond Crawford

Born: Sun., Nov. 27, 1921
Died: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018

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William Olaf Desmond Crawford
Veteran WWII
Member: Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #436 Deep River

At the Deep River and District Hospital on Monday, December 31, 2018. Bill Crawford at the age of 97 years. Beloved husband of Beatrice Crawford (nee: Beauchamp). Loving father of the late Sandra Crawford, Joanne Remple and her husband Jack, Douglas Crawford and his wife Beijung both of Vancouver, B.C., Jane Chidgzey and her husband Phil of Campbell River, B.C., Edith Richards and her husband Wayne of Pembroke, Barbara Seguin and her husband Claude of Deep River, and Jack Lariviere and his wife Joan of Shawville, Quebec. Cherished grandfather of Erin, Ian, Luna, Angela, Jason, Shen, the late Amanda, Ben and Kyla and 9 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his sister Mary Schmidt. Respecting Bill's wishes cremation has taken place. Interment of cremated remains will take place in the spring. In memoriam donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.
"Once a soldier-Always a soldier"

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Barb& Geoff hooper
   Posted Mon December 31, 2018
thinking of you at this sad time with sincere sympathy Barb&Geoff

Murray & Eileen James
   Posted Mon December 31, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Kathleen Mackay
   Posted Tue January 01, 2019
I am so very sorry for your loss. Hugs to all of you.

Mary Ann & Randy Tennant & Family
   Posted Tue January 01, 2019
Dear Beatrice and Family, our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad time. Sincere sympathies.

Nora Waddell
   Posted Tue January 01, 2019
Bill was a true gentlemen who lived an extraordinary life.

Greg and Bonni Morel
   Posted Wed January 02, 2019
Aunt Beatrice and family. We are so sorry to hear of Uncle Bill's passing. I was so happy to see him during his last days. He was a wonderful father, a very compassionate and caring person. He will be deeply missed. Aunt Beatrice it is time for you to take time for yourself after and remember all those fun and happy days you two had. Lots of Love!

Dianne Holden
   Posted Wed January 02, 2019
Bill always had a smile and encouraged me while I attempted the learn the Highland Fling. A true gentlemen . My thoughts are with his family at this sad time .

Carol-Lynn Godrau
   Posted Thu January 03, 2019
My condolences to the family...Bill will be missed very much!

Tammy Blimke
   Posted Fri January 11, 2019
Mr Crawford was always such a pleasure to talk with. He will certainly leave a legacy for generations to come. Sincerely, Tammy Blimke

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