Jane Crawford Speelman

Jane Crawford Speelman

Jane passed away peacefully on November 1, 2013 with her youngest daughter Jennifer by her bedside. Jane was born in Alliance, Ohio on November 13, 1920 to Dr. A.B. and Nora Crawford. Jane attended Ohio State University where she received her degree in Nursing and met her husband Merrill E. Speelman, M.D. Jane is survived by her four children: Jack (Linda) Speelman, Nancy (Bill) Worthen, M.D., Sally (Dennis) Douglas and Jennifer (Mike) Leinenbach, nine grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Merrill (1963). Jane worked as a registered nurse alongside her husband in Willcox, Arizona. Following his death she worked at Thomas-Davis Clinic in Tucson, Arizona. She retired to Palos Verdes Estates, California in 1980. She loved to spend time with her family, travel, needlepoint, and attend Silver Sneakers exercise classes. She was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be missed. A memorial service will be held on December 14, 2013 in Tucson, Arizona. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.

Published in Daily Breeze from Nov. 6 to Nov. 10, 2013