Janet Rae Crombie, 81, of Mt. Vernon, WA, died February 3, 2015.
Janet, daughter of Dick and Marjorie Rowan, passed away on Tuesday at Skagit Valley Hospital after a long battle with lung and heart problems.
She is survived by three sons, Dick, Don and Dave; one daughter, Julie; and a sister, Sherry Redeker. She is also survived by fourteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She graduated in 1951 from Bellingham High School. She graduated as valedictorian from the Salvation Army Bible College in San Francisco. Crombie worked as a director of financial aid at Seattle Pacific University and then at Seattle University until retirement, then started the "Hilltop Holiday House" gift show in Arlington and then Mt Vernon. She also loved singing in the church choir and working at the Gleaners.
She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Services will be held Thursday, February 12, at 11 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Burlington.
The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to Skagit Gleaners, 1021 Riverside Drive, Mount Vernon, WA, 98273
Published in Skagit Valley Herald on Feb. 7, 2015.