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Lorelei Grace Crawford

March 28, 1953 December 21, 2009
Lorelei Grace Crawford
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Obituary for Lorelei Grace Crawford

Lorelei Grace Crawford, age 56 of Toledo, and celebrated Oboeist and Arts activist passed from this life at 9:06 PM on Monday, December 21, after a long struggle with Primary Aphasia, a cognitive disorder.
She is survived by her companion, The Rev. Dr. Lowell Greer; siblings, Frank (Kathy) Crawford of Cheboygan, Michael (Carol) Crawford of Northville, Terry (Patricia) Crawford of South Lyon, Kathleen (Terry) Klein of Caro, Kenneth (Danette) Crawford of Highland and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by parents, Franklin and Vera Crawford, and a sister, Trudy Crawford.
Besides playing principal oboe with the Ann Arbor and Saginaw Symphony Orchestras, she had served on the staffs of both Perrysberg Antiques Market and Materials Unlimited in Ypsilani, MI. Her long time goal of operating a Bed and Breakfast was realized in the Cummings House B&B in the Vistula District of Toledo. She was also the founder and the principal driving force behind the successful series of historic home tours held in the Vistula District. Her B&B was one of the featured houses on the first tour.

A Funeral Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty, Milford, on Monday, December 28, at 11AM. Burial will follow at Oakland Hills Cemetery, Novi. Friends may visit Monday 9AM until the time of service. A Memorial Service will be held in Toledo at a later date. For further information please phone 248-684-6645.


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