Crouch, Nancy Elaine (McDonald) CANTON, Ga. Nancy Elaine (McDonald) Crouch passed away Thursday, December 20, 2012. She was 57. Born October 26, 1955 in Troy, she was the daughter of the late Roy Martin and Elaine Smith McDonald. Raised in the Lansingburgh section of Troy, Nancy graduated from Catholic Central High School. She then attended and graduated from Hudson Valley Community College with an associate's degree, received her B.S. degree from Russell Sage College and her M.S. degree from Walden University. She had a career in education with Cherokee County schools at Teasley Middle School and Freedom Middle School in Canton, Ga., teaching business education and career exploration. She loved the beach and traveling. Her greatest joy was her son Thomas, a third-year law student at the University of Georgia School of Law. She had a great passion for teaching, loved her students and fellow teachers. Nancy had a great sense of humor, and she was very kind and loved by all who knew her. She is survived by her husband, Marvin Ansley Crouch; one son, Thomas Crouch; her brother, Roy J. McDonald and his wife, Angela; one stepdaughter, Lynn Timmerman and her husband, Andy; one stepson, Dean Crouch and his wife, Dee; three nieces, Stephanie Veitch and her husband, Matt, Jessica Youngberg and her husband, Jeff, and Julie Marshall and her husband, Charles; one sister-in-law, Sylvia Crouch, and two greatnephews, Jacob and David Veitch. Relatives and friends may call from 10 to 11:45 a.m., Thursday, December 27, 2012 at the William J. Burke & Sons Funeral Home, 628 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs. A funeral service will take place at 11:45 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens, Colonie. A memorial service will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Thursday, January 3, 2013 at the Heritage Presbyterian Church, 5323 Bells Ferry Road, Acworth, GA 30102. For more, call 770-926-3558 Online remembrances may be made at burkefuneralhome.com
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Published in Albany Times Union from Dec. 25 to Dec. 26, 2012