David W. Crosby, of Hanover, passed away peacefully on Oct. 6, 2013 at age 76. Husband of 51 years to Mary J. (Mickewich) Crosby. David is survived by two sons, Steven Crosby, his wife Sheryl, and their children Erica, Evan, Kendra, and Kassidy of Plymouth, MA and Michael D. Crosby, his wife Deborah, and their daughter of Kingston, MA. David was the brother of both the late Edith N. Crosby of Weymouth and the George F.M. Crosby Jr. of Connecticut. Son of the late George F.M. Crosby and Helen (Keck) Crosby of Weymouth, MA. David pursued a career in the auto appraisal business as an adjuster and appraiser while working with his father. After his fathers retirement, David continued to operate the business for 20 additional years. He later worked for several years at Quincy Mutual Fire Ins. Co. David was active in the Air National Guard 102nd Division and was deployed to France during the Berlin Crisis. He had many hobbies which included his gardens full of varieties of his precious day lilies Whenever time would allow, he spent many hours boating with friends and traveling up and down the coast. Dave especially loved the Florida Keys. An artist as well, Dave, for years created sculptures in various fine metals including copper, brass, and sterling silver. Free-standing nautical sculpts and intricate abstract wall hangings were his speciality. His favorite piece was one of his First Place winners, Puff, a dragon made of solid copper and brass. David enjoyed time spent as a former President of the Rockland Art Association. He later created all types of sterling silver and precious stone jewelry, exhibiting and selling at many art and craft shows. His works were also displayed in Ghiradelli Square, San Francisco, CA for many years. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at the Sullivan Funeral Home, 551 Washington St. Rte. 53 in Hanover from 12 - 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
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Published in The Patriot Ledger on Nov. 22, 2013