OBITUARY

Dick Alan Crofter

July 6, 1949February 20, 2019

It is with heavy hearts the Drake and Milder families are sad to announce that Dick Crofter of Forest Park and formerly Cedar Rapids, and Milwaukee passed away suddenly on Wednesday February 20 2019. Dick will be cremated and a celebration of life will be held in May. He was a special man whose memory will carry on forever in our hearts. "We have loved him in life, let us not forget him after death."

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REMEMBERING

Dick Alan Crofter

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Patrick Walter

March 12, 2019

Dick was an outstanding individual. I remember well his family had an old bobsled which was stored in the loft of their garage. Dick convinced his parents to allow us to take it to Jones Park hill.
Of course we had to pull it to the park. After only a few invigorating high speed rides down the toboggan run we were banished by park officals to the hill without lights and with the trees at the bottom.
Fear not we continued our new found trill ride with the added challange of negotigating through the row of trees at bottom of the hill.
May Dick rest in peace in the house of the Lord.

Susan Pape Schmid- Stephenson

March 12, 2019

A sad loss for our Class of 1967, LaSalle High School, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Condolences to Dick’s family. Sue Pape S-S, Minneapolis, MN

Robert Campagna

March 2, 2019

Dick was my friend since 3rd grade, 6 decades ago. We share an abundance of life as best friends in childhood, high school, college and adult life. He was a truly smart person who understood humanity. He also was a gifted writer. We shared the gift of gab, and our last phone call on January 25 lasted 1 hour and 31 minutes. There is so much more to say, but for now to Laura, Marty and familiies, know my heart hurts with you all. bobc

Dick and I visited Marilyn Monroe in Chicago
and we visited the Bean with our spouses Susan and Laura