OBITUARY

Harvey L. Crawford

November 23, 1930March 12, 2019

Harvey Lee Crawford was born November 23, 1930 to Ivan and Lera (Donathon) Crawford in Craig Colorado. He passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Mantey Heights Care Center. He spent the first 10 years of this life in and out of the Shriners Hospital where he was lucky enough to kiss Betty Grable on the cheek. When in town, he attended the Grand Junction Riverside school. He graduated Grand Junction High School then went into the Army. He served in the Korean War in infantry. Harvey returned home after serving his country and married Nancy (Stillwagon) Crawford on May 24, 1953. Harvey and Nancy had their son, Dennis, in December 1954. Harvey was a collections agent, on the Sheriff Posse and spent most of his time as a surveyor for the government and local agencies. He loved being part of the local Shriners and enjoyed driving the little car in the parades. He as a proud member of the Mason’s Blue Lodge, Eagles, Moose Lodge, VFW and Grand Junction Trap Club. He had an enthusiasm for shooting sports and loved skeet shooting and hunting. He had many interests including horses, saddles and guns. Harvey was an amazing man. He loved his family and his country. He lived in Grand Junction for 83 years. Harvey is survived by his wife of 65 years Nancy Crawford, his only child Dennis and his wife Viola Crawford, his only grandchild Candace Diaz and his only great grandchild Alexander Diaz, all from Grand Junction. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ivan and Lera Crawford and brother Wayne Crawford. Graveside Services will be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 1:30pm at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Shriner’s Hospital 1275 E. Fairfax Road, Salt Lake City, Utah 84103 to benefit children in need. Messages of Condolences may be sent to www.martinmortuary.com

Services

  • Graveside Service Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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