Dale Robert CROSS

Obituary
  • "Dale was one of those people who you never seem to forget...."
    - Wayne Holt
  • "Dale is a Sam Rayburn High School classmate that I remember..."
    - Ted Hallock
  • "Rest in peace, Dale, and special prayers to all of your..."
    - John Carroll Hennis
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    - Cindy Harda
  • "Although our views were different Dale. Always enjoyed our..."
    - James Hopper

CROSS, Dale Robert 5/19/1950 – 11/3/2017 Dale passed away on November 3, 2017 with his family by his side after years of battling cancer. Dale was born May 19, 1950 in Toledo, Ohio to Irene and Harold Cross. Dale is preceded in death by his father, Harold and brother, Lloyd. Dale is survived by his wife, Deborah Cross; mother, Irene; sister, Marilyn and brothers, Gary and Earl. He is also survived by his sisters-in-law, Melissa and Kim and brother-in-law, Mike, along with many nieces, nephews and Godchildren. Dale spent six years in the US Navy as a Naval Surface Warfare Officer. Upon returning to civilian life Dale entered the University of Arizona where he earned a Masters in Entomology and PhD in Plant Pathology. Dale worked on exhibits for Disney World in the Epcot Center and at the Biosphere in Tucson. Later he took to doing what he loved the most, Financial Planning. Dale touched many people's lives in his 67 years of life with his positive outlook on everything. He will be missed by all.  Aloha, Dale.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Banner Cancer Center: https://www.bannerhealth.com/ways-to-give/foundations/banner-health-foundation. Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017, 3:00 p.m. at Christian Faith Fellowship Church, 1900 North Country Club, Tucson. Arrangements by ANGEL VALLEY FUNERAL HOME.


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Angel Valley Funeral Home & Old Pueblo Crematory
2545 N. Tucson Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85716
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Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Nov. 14, 2017