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Robert Elgin Crawford

Passed 07/27/2019

Obituary for Robert Elgin Crawford

On Saturday July 27th , Bob passed away at the Dartmouth General Hospital at the age of 78.

Born in Dartmouth, he was the only son of Robert and Pearl ( Naugle ) Crawford.

Bob was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces ( Air ) and trained as an X-Ray Technician. Upon his discharge, he joined the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires and was employed by the Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Commission. He was a Beaver Leader in Dartmouth South and was involved in Leadership Training courses in Boy Scouts where he earned the title “Chief Hug-a-Tree”. Bob was also a hockey coach for many years with the Dartmouth Whalers and SEDMHA associations. He was an Amateur Radio operator (VE1 REC) and was a member of the Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society. As a member he spent many enjoyable and sometimes adventurous trips to locate and photograph over 300 Lighthouses in Eastern Canada.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Elizabeth ( Moxsom ), sons Mark ( Christina ), Montreal and Dwayne, Dartmouth. Besides his parents he was deceased by sisters Linda and Sheila Lord.

At Bob’s request there will be no visitation. Funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. on Friday August 2nd at the Church of the Holy Spirit, Regency Drive, Dartmouth, Reverend Edwin Ebsary officiating. If desired memorial donations may be made to Church of the Holy Spirit, 1 Regency Drive, Dartmouth, Feed Nova Scotia or charity of choice.

Online condolences at www.donaldkwalker.ca

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Elizabeth my thoughts and prayer are with you and you family.
- Janalyn Henry
I worked with Bob at the Nova Scotia Rehab on Summer Street ,in halifax for a number of years. A great guy. I used to go fo Donair pizza slices on Friday ,boy did he love that ..he would call it the biga slice . He always refered to his VW as the German engineered road machine ...a funny guy ,very good memories of Bob. My sincere Condolences to his family . May he rest in peace . Bernie Stone
- Bernard Stone
Aunt Elizabeth, Mark and Dwayne - It was with sadness to learn of Uncle Bob’s passing; please accept heartfelt condolences. I will always remember Uncle Bob and have wonderful memories of the many times spent with him as I grew up, his stories and his hearty laugh! Sympathies to your family. Love, Cindy. (Daughter of Sheila)
- Cindy Pattenden

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