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1956 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
ELGIN - Joyce Crandall, age 57, of Rockford, formerly of Elgin, passed away on Sunday at her home, surrounded by family from a rare and aggressive form of cancer. Joyce was born in Chicago, IL on September 25, 1956, the daughter of the late Robert C. & Anna J. (nee Madden) Donahue. Joyce was employed as General Manager at the Chicago Fittings Corp. She was a former many year employee of Catalina and a former 20 year employee at St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin. Joyce loved spending time with her grandsons more than anything. Survivors include her son: Shaun (Marie) Crandall. Her significant other: George S. Abbott and his children: Scott Abbott and Michelle McConnell, her grandsons: Tyler, Jacob, Lucas, George's grandchildren: Samantha and Abigail. Other survivors include her sister: Geraldine (Leo) Schewe, her brothers: Robert C. Donahue, Jr. and Charles Donahue as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends. In addition to her parents, Joyce was preceded in death by her brothers: Thomas and Michael. Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel at St. Catherine of Siena Church, West Dundee. Burial will follow in the River Valley Memorial Gardens in West Dundee. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4-8 PM in the Miller Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St., West Dundee and again of Friday morning at the church from 10:00 AM until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a contribution to Joyce's cancer research website at fundraiser/joycecrandall. To leave an on-line condolence, please visit For info, please call 847-426-3436.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from May 20 to May 21, 2014
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