Richard DeVere Crane

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Richard DeVere Crane, age 85, a resident of Colorado Springs, passed away on Thursday, March 13, 2014. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend.

Richard was born on June 27, 1928 in Denver, Colorado to the late Robert and Florence (Porter) Crane. He graduated from Falcon High School and entered the United States Navy. Richard served honorably in the Navy from May of 1946 until March of 1948. He then worked at Devil's Thumb Ranch in Frazer, Colorado. He spent many years in the telecommunications industry, and retired from AT&T.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Carma G. Crane; his daughter, Rhonda (husband, Larry) Davis of Big Timber, Montana; his sons, Robert Crane II of Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Ryan Crane of Denver, Colorado; and his grandchildren, John Davis of Denver; and Diana (husband, Pete) Heryford of Bozeman, Montana. He is also survived by his brother, Gary (wife, Debra) Crane; and sister, Joyce (husband, Bernard) Bailey.

He was preceded in death by his son, Marvin Crane; and a brother, Phil Crane.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 21, 2014 at Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Funeral Home.

Published in The Gazette on Mar. 18, 2014
Arrangements under the direction of:
Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Funeral Home
3825 Airport Road | Colorado Springs, CO 80910 | (719) 596-3842
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