May 5, 1934~August 29, 2016
Marian Crawford, a long-time resident of the Watsonville area, died Monday, August 29, 2016 peacefully at her home surrounded by family, at the age of 82.
Marian graduated from Watsonville High School. As a youngster, she rode horses and had great memories of helping out during cattle roundups on the old Bloom Ranch. She also was a competition roller skater and practiced at the local rink on Second Street after school. In the 60’s and 70’s she was very involved in local bowling leagues at Cabrillo Lanes and won bowler of the year. Marian was real estate broker and owned Crawford Reality in Watsonville for many years.
She is survived by her life partner of 35 years, Gene Waddell; three children, Michael Crawford, Amanda Crawford, Shari Crawford of Watsonville; 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 11 am Saturday, September 17th at Pajaro Valley Memorial Park, 127 Hecker Pass Road Watsonville. Mehl’s Colonial Chapel was entrusted with the arrangements.
You will never meet a more lovely caring giving person as Marion. She was like a mom to all of us. She took me and the rest of Mike's friends in like a pack of wild dogs, and always took care of us. Always gave us Safe place to land. We will miss your smile and your laugh, your loving and caring way. You always treated me like one of your own
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