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Bob Crouch Obituary
Crouch, Bob 03/23/1933 ~ 02/20/2014 SAN DIEGO -- Robert Bernard Crouch passed away peacefully Thursday after a long battle with cancer. Bob was a scientist, pilot and engineer with degrees from Purdue and MIT. He had a successful career in the public and private sector working as a science advisor to president Kennedy, General Motors and Lockheed. In his "retirement," he founded Mountain Meadow Mushrooms, Inc. in Escondido, which he ran for over 20 years. A world traveler, he spent many of his later years showing and exploring the world with his wife. A hard working member of the community; philanthropy was his passion. He was an active board member of many community organizations supporting education and the arts. He is survived by his loving wife, Elisabeth Hanlon Crouch; along with five children, Marion Hanlon of Escondido, Gary Crouch of Escondido, Brian Crouch of Virginia, James Crouch of Colorado and Michael Crouch of Colorado; two siblings, Virginia Leak of Escondido and Nancy Johnston of Indiana. A celebration of Bob's life will be held at The California Center for the Arts, Escondido on March 28, 2014 at Noon.
Published in U-T San Diego on Feb. 23, 2014
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