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Larry Crawford

Birth Date: February 7, 1946
Death Date: April 2, 2015

Larry was born February 7, 1946 in Donora, PA to the late Rose Mae and Samuel Crawford. Larry is preceded in death by his siblings, Julia (NJ), Mary (PA), and Clifford (HI). Loving father and friend to all who met him. Larry Crawford of Donora, PA entered into his eternal life on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at his home in Sacramento, CA. He graduated from Donora High School and then went on to Hartnell College in Salinas, CA as well as California State University of Sacramento. Larry was a phenomenal athlete in both high school and College, earning many awards. In high school he was known as the greatest athlete that came out of Mon Valley. They called him “Iron Legs”.
Larry was employeed at UC Davis Medical Center for over 20 years which he performed various Job duties prior to retiring.
He loved life. His laughter, friendship, kindness and warm presence will be missed by all. He had an exuberant joy about him. When he walked into a room you knew it. He was an avid 49er, Giants and Steelers fan.. He loved bowling and Karaoke. He was a very generous man and he will be remembered with so much love by everyone who knew him.
He loved and cherished all his family, especially his children and grandchildren.
Larry will be greatly missed by his daughters Ellen (Sacramento) and Laurie (Sacramento), his grandchildren Lakeisha, Dominique, Jordan, DeMarco, Laila and Kumani, , his great grandchild Benjamin IV and also his siblings, Samuel, (PA), James (NY), Saundra Law (Donald) (PA), Gary and Gregory (PA).

Cemetery
Sunset Lawn Memorial Park
4701 Marysville Blvd Sacramento, CA 95838
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Chapel Service
April 20, 2015
1:00 pm
Sunset Lawn Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home
4701 Marysville Boulevard Sacramento, CA 95838
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  1. My family & I are sadden about the loss of classmate(Donora Class of 1966), Larry Crawford. I remember him as a great athlete & a great person in the "HOME OF CHAMPIONS" !!! R.I.P. Larry !!!

    Gregory J. "Rocky" Pandrock
    DONORA, PA.

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