Ralph A. Crawford " 1953 – 2008 | SkyHiNews.com

Ralph A. Crawford " 1953 – 2008

Ralph A. Crawford, with his easy smile and soft eyes, left us on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008.

Born in Kalispell, Mont., on April 15, 1953, to Stuart and Colleen Crawford, Ralph grew up in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, attending Boundary County schools.

Ralph was a master carpenter with Layton Construction in Salt Lake City, Utah, for many years. Following a stroke earlier this year, Ralph spent his final months in Granby with his sister JoAnne Miller and brother-in-law Ray, who introduced Ralph to the Broncos.

Many canasta games were played and walks taken. They enjoyed a very easy if spirited camaraderie. Claudia, Nancy and Trish provided their uncle with laughter, lunches and love. Ralph recently began volunteering to deliver bakery items to various local agencies, something he especially enjoyed and looked forward to doing each Wednesday.

Ralph was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include sisters JoAnne (Ray) Miller of Granby, Nancy (Vern) Rosco of Omak, Wash., and Pate Hubof of Las Vegas, Nev. Brothers Mike of Spokane, Wash., Jack of Puyallup, Wash. and Richard of Las Vegas, Nev. Aunt Shirley of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and many nieces and nephews but special thanks to Claudia Saterfiel (Ron), Trisha Grove and Nancy (Tim) Zamora, all of Granby and Danny Grove of Priest River, Idaho.

You will be missed, Ralph. Your smile is a pleasant, comforting memory until we meet again.

Private services will be held.

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