Crowley, Arthur "Tim" McBlair Arthur "Tim" McBlair Crowley, a retired early-childhood educator, prolific author and dedicated mischief-maker passed away suddenly September 26, 2011. Tim will be remembered by those that knew & loved him as a man with a hearty, if not quirky, sense of humor and a brilliant mind. He spent his childhood exploring White Rock Lake, graduated from Greenhill School of Dallas; received his B.A. in English & Am. History, University of Texas Austin and M.A. in Education, University of Missouri. His myriad accomplish-ments include membership Kappa Sigma fraternity; regular contri-butor, university newspapers; Managing Editor, K.R.O.W. radio station; published author, 4 children's books & Inspector Baseheart series. An educator for 30 years, Tim shared his passion about early-childhood development and literacy. His life and memory will be cherished by his many friends & family. Tim is survived by his wife of 28 years, Sharon; daughter Amanda; step-daughter Sarah Cavazos & husband Rick, their children Gabriel & Isabella; and niece and nephew, Colleen & Patrick Boehme. Rosary service will be held Friday at 1pm at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church, 1404 Old Gate Ln. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Friends of the Dallas Public Library, www.fodpl.org.
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Published in Dallas Morning News on Sept. 29, 2011