Robert Elgin Crawford
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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