Charles Crawford

Obituary of Charles Crawford

CRAWFORD, Charles "Chuck" Bruce - At Victoria Hospital, London on Sunday, August 20, 2017, Chuck Crawford died at the age of 89. Beloved husband of the late Helen-Marie (nee Sinclair). Loving father of Scot Crawford ( Joanne Boudens), London, Ian Crawford, Sarnia and Lynn Beaton (nee Crawford), Georgian Bluffs. Cherished grandfather of Emily Pawelec (Matthew), Claire Crawford, Caitlin Beaton (Steve Bauman), Nicole Beaton (James Smith), Jonathan and Alyssa Beaton. Dear brother of Judith Schuur, Los Angeles. Uncle of Christopher (Susan) Adams, Jennifer (Marty) Rigby, Ross (Anne Blackman) Carson, Judith Chalmers, Diane (Jim Ling) Carson & their families. Predeceased by his parents Russell & Lottie Crawford. Chuck was born in Hollywood, California and immigrated to Canada in 1946, settling in Sarnia. He graduated from McGill University in 1952 and became a Canadian citizen in 1962. Chuck was employed by Dow Chemical of Canada and retired in 1986. He was active in both sports at the Sarnia Golf & Curling Club and an avid sailor out of the Sarnia Yacht Club since the late 1940's, having been Commodore in 1973. Chuck's lifetime hobby was woodworking. Friends will be received at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia, on Friday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the McKenzie & Blundy Chapel at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, August 25, 2017 with Rev. Charles Beaton officiating. Interment Lakeview Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy friends who wish may send memorial donations to your charity of choice. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at