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David Thomas Drew

1952 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences Gallery
David Thomas Drew Obituary
David Thomas Drew Born: April 29, 1952; in West Allis, Wi. Died: March 23, 2014; in Crystal Lake David Thomas Drew, age 61, of Crystal Lake, IL, passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014. Cherished husband of Bonita Drew (nee Laird); loving father of Rebecca (Robert) Huffman and Melissa Drew; and proud grandfather of Benjamin David and Sydney Marie Huffman. He is also survived by his mother, Audrey Drew; brothers, Richard (Kathy) and Donald (Paula); sister, Diane Drew; nieces & nephews, Nicki (Ryan) DeKoch, Danny (Sara), Zachary, and Emily Drew; goddaughter, Ashley Bean Buchanan; and brother-in-law, Charles Laird. He is preceded in death by his father, Thaddeus Drew and in-laws, Joseph and Eva Laird. David was a 1974 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stout. He currently was the Director of American Cribbage Congress (ACC) and a member of Grass Roots Club 13, Crystal Lake. He felt at home outdoors and had a passion for gardening. Keeping his plants and flowers blooming was one of his favorite hobbies along with enjoying the birds and butterflies that surrounded him while doing so. An avid Packers and Brewers fan, his Wisconsin roots followed him wherever the road took him. Whether traveling for work or pleasure, David always enjoyed seeing new places and meeting new people. He will be sadly missed by many. Visitation will be Thursday, March 27th, 4:00 - 8:00 pm at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Funeral mass will take place Friday, March 28th, at 11:00 am, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 451 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. In lieu of flowers, the family is accepting memorials and will be distributing them to a few of David 's favorite charities. Online condolences can be made at For information call 815-459-3411.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Mar. 26, 2014
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