Donna Mae Croxford
February 19, 1966 – September 15, 2020
Donna Mae Croxford passed away Tuesday September 15, 2020, after a brief stay at Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough. She was 54 years old.
Donna was born on February 19, 1966 to David and Carol Harris and grew up in East Winthrop, Maine. She graduated from High School in 1984. Within 5 years of graduating Donna wed and started to raise her only son Damien, which was her greatest joy.
Throughout Donna’s life she consistently faced physical health issues. Donna was born with Poland Syndrome which never slowed her down, not for a second. At the age of 13 Donna swam across and back China Lake and did it again the following year.
At 15 Donna started her first job at Kelbees Ice Cream Shop. She took incredible pride in all her work over the years. She was a great sales person in many arenas. She worked in daycare and as a caregiver in an assisted living home. She enjoyed the artistry of being a floral designer. Donna was a phlebotomist with the Red Cross and she volunteered many hours with the Albany Damien Center for A.I.D.S. Patients.
Donna had beautiful penmanship and enjoyed writing neighbors cards and letters while growing up. Friends and family felt very special to receive a card or letter from her hand. Donna kept all writings, photo’s and cards from all the people she loved and kept mementos near. She also wrote beautifully the scriptures that were close to her heart.
Those who knew Donna describe her as a beautiful, brave, caring, compassionate, considerate, dedicated, empathetic, forgiving, family, funny, gentle, genuine, independent, kind, light hearted, optimistic, sweet, strong and smart woman. These are only a few traits that Donna had.
Donna leaves behind son Damien A. Croxford of South Portland, ME, her Father David Harris of Scarborough, ME, Sisters Diane Bond of Augusta, ME and Lynn and Thad Tucker of Scarborough, ME. She was also Aunt Donna to many. She was a very proud of and completely in love with her nephew Skyler.
Donna will be missed by many friends her dearest ones, Lucie and Nancy, always supporting her no matter what.
She was predeceased by her mother Carol Harris.
There will be no services.
In lieu of flowers you could choose to make a donation in Donna’s name. To: Shriners Hospitals for Children 2900 Rocky Point Dr. Tampa, Fla 33607 or To a animal league of your choice.
No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.
Donna Mae Croxford
October 15, 2020
She was so kind. We bounced in and out if each others lives for so many years
I'm sure my momma is happy to welcome her home