Cedric C. McCrary 1914 - 2008 De Soto
Graveside services for Cedric C. McCrary, 94, De Soto, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence. Mr. McCrary died Monday, March 24, 2008, at Hillside Manor in DeSoto.He was born March 8, 1914, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Clifford and Lillian McCrary. He received a Bachelor of Science in chemistry in 1935 and an Master of Science in chemistry in 1938 from Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, where he was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity since 1936.Mr. McCrary most recently worked as a chemist at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, N.Y. Survivors include four sons, Robert, Dallas, Cedric Jr., San Antonio, Duane, Madison, Wis., and John, Topeka; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his three wives, Ruth, Rose Ann and Ruth.Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. today at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence, where the family will receive them from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today.The family suggests memorials to Hillside Manor, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.