Evelyn Crews
FUNERAL HOME
Cremation Society of Illinois - N. Clark St.
3824 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL
Evelyn Crews, "Evie", 70; educator, adventurer, visual artist, crafter, and style maven; of Glenview; passed away after a brief illness, April 7, 2020. Born in Manila, Philippines, Evelyn earned her BFA from UCLA and worked most recently at Glenbrook North High School, where she was cherished by students on the newspaper and yearbook. Beloved wife of the late Stephen Gregory Crews, devoted mother of Meredith (David Sobelsohn) and Sam (Ken Harang) Crews. Faithful companion of Lila the cat. Daughter of the late Jane Ng. Adored cousin, friend, colleague, and mentor. Charter member of the Blue Moon Society. An appropriate celebration of life is being planned. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to The Lyric Opera of Chicago. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Illinois, 773-281-5058 or www.cremation-society.com.


Published by Chicago Tribune from Apr. 12 to Apr. 16, 2020.
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My deepest condolences to Evelyn's Family. Evelyn was a pleasure to work with and she always had a smile on her face.
Barry Levitus
Coworker
May 15, 2020
Thinking of the family and wishing them comfort and peace
April 15, 2020
To Meredith and Sam, my thoughts are with
you. Your Mother provided a much-needed
spark to McKenzie gatherings. If she hadn't
yet visited CrabTree, she will in spirit.
April 13, 2020
I knew Evelyn from Edelman - I have fond memories of our fun working together on Morris the Cat.
Evelyn was bright, talented, interesting, vibrant. I picture her smiling and she made me smile. Recently, we reconnected through Edelman reunions and friends. I wish I could have spent some time with her again - always a joy.
My deepest sympathy to her family and many friends. Colleen Fahey
April 12, 2020
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