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Dr. Crispin E. Sanchez Dr. Crispin E. Sanchez passed away March 18, 2008. Born December 15, 1925, in Houston and raised in Gonzales. At 17, and with his parents' blessing, he enlisted in the US Air Corp to serve his country in World War II. A member of the Hell's Angels 303rd Bomb Group, he completed 35 missions over Germany and Europe. Graduating Cum Laude, he received his Doctorate in Education from Northwestern University. His educational career spanned some 50+ years beginning as a classroom teacher with LISD and continuing thru to serve as Dean of Student Services and Athletic Director at Laredo Junior College. He served on numerous civic and educational Boards and Committees throughout his lifetime. He is survived by his wife, Dora A. Sanchez; and his five children, 13 grandchildren; eight great- grandchildren; and numerous other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pedro R. and Guadalupe V. Sanchez. The family requests donations be made to Texas Community Bank, Account #1011016500 (Routing #114924810), PO Box 450269, Attn: Ms. Bertha Paez, Laredo, TX 78045. Donations will serve the Texas School for the Blind. The family would like to thank Joe Jackson North Funeral Chapel for the direction of the visitation, chapel service and interment on Thursday, March 20th; and encourage friends and family to visit and sign the Guestbook online at http://www.joejacksonfuneralchapels.com.
Published in Austin American-Statesman on Mar. 30, 2008
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