Laura Dashnaw

Laura Janet Crandall Dashnaw Nassau, NY - Laura Janet Crandall Dashnaw of Nassau, NY formerly of Saratoga Springs, NY, passed away suddenly at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson on December 19, 2012 at 47 years of age. Born on November 20, 1965 in Burlington, VT, to Georiga A. and Preston D. Crandall, she was a Yankee at Heart! Laura is survived by her mother, Georgia A. Lyman (David) of Glens Falls, NY, her father Preston Crandall of Wildwood, FL, a sister Gwyneth Burrow (Tommie) of Edmund, OK, a nephew Andrew P.Davis of Normand, Ok and an Aunt, Bonnie May Benoit of Concord, VT. She is also survived by her fiancé, Raymond Skudera, of Nassau, NY. She was predeceased by her maternal grandparents, George and Laura Sidman, of Albany, NY and her paternal Grandparents, Ted and Janet Crandall of Hardwick, VT. Laura was a faithful and devoted Assistant Manager at Walmart in East Greenbush, NY and beloved by all. She was an avid animal lover, reader of Stephen King novels, loved watching “Sons of Anarchy” and be bopped to “Def Leppard”. She was funny, busy, loving and a real friend to all who needed her. We will miss her terribly. Family and friends may call from 5-7 pm on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at the Tunison Funeral home 105 Lake Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 and again on Sunday, December 23, 2012 from 1-4pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the . Online remembrances can be made at


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Tunison Funeral Home
105 Lake Avenue Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(518) 584-0440
Published in The Saratogian on Dec. 22, 2012