Charles Joseph Crawford 1948 - 2011

Paid family tribute

Charles Joseph Crawford made his transition Saturday, Oct. 8th, 2011, at the age of 63. He was born February 8th, 1948, to Charles D. Crawford and Mildred Crawford of Kansas City, Missouri. After a tragic auto accident in which his mother was killed, Charles and his younger sister, Margret Ann Paul, were raised by their maternal aunt Margret O’ Toole.
Charles is survived by four cousins, Betty Lee Stenstrom, Joseph Crawford Jr., Fred Crawford Jr. and Tom Crawford. Charles graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School in 1966. Charles then attended Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree. Before moving to Lawrence in 1976 Charles worked in construction in the Kansas City area. In Lawrence he was involved in real estate sales and rehabbing property and being a landlord.
Charles was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church and was also a long time member of the fellowship of A A and an ardent world traveler. Services are to be held at St. John’s Catholic Church, 1229 Vermont Street, at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 20th, Following the service a luncheon will be served at the Knights of Columbus, 2206 E. 23rd Street, Lawrence Kansas.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Catholic Charities, 1229 Vermont, Lawrence, KS 66044.

This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.