Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes

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Christine Russell Crawford

October 18, 1927August 3, 2019

Christine Russell Crawford passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the age of 91. She was born October 18, 1927, in Glasgow, Scotland, the daughter of Donald and Margaret (McIntyre) Whyte. She graduated from The Queen's College Glasgow as a dietician. In 1967 she immigrated to Williamston with her husband, Dugald, and two young children. She worked as a Dietary Specialist for many years at McPherson Hospital in Howell. After Dugald passed in 1996, she married Warren Cox in 1999. Christine and Warren traveled the world until his passing in 2007. Surviving are her brother, Donald Whyte of North Bay, Canada; two children, Pete (Peggy) Crawford and Margaret Griffes; two step-children, Lisa (Norm) Fredericks and Neil (Vanessa) Cox; grandchildren, Craig Griffes, Laura (John) Kemler, Christine (Brandon) Bennett, Andrew (Kirstin) Crawford; step-grandchildren, Nicole, Michael, and David Fredericks; great-grandchildren, Evelyn and Ian Kemler, Kennadee, Liem, and Eli Griffes, Margaret, Mabel, Austin, and Meredith Bennett, Callie and Cade Crawford. The family will hold private services at a future date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Lansing, Stoneleigh Residence.


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Iain Whyte

August 5, 2019

My sympathy goes out to my cousins Peter and Margaret in the passing of your mom.

I do have fond memories of Aunt Christine, you both and all the years we were growing up and all our family visits.

My condolences to you both and your families.

May my condolences bring you comfort and may my prayers ease the pain of this loss.

Love and Prayers,

Donald Iain Whyte

Jerry Jorgensen

August 5, 2019

Our sympathy goes out to Pete and Margaret and families in the passing of your mother.

We have fond memories of Christine and "Scotty" and kids from the time you arrived from Scotland and settled in our community.

Love and Prayers,
Jerry and Dorothy Jorgensen
and families