Philip Stephen Crow Jr.
Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home
2801 SW Urish Road
Topeka, KS
Philip Stephen Crow, Jr., 70, Topeka, passed away Fri., Oct. 22, 2010. Steve was born Dec. 26, 1939, in Topeka, the son of The Rev. Philip S. Crow, Sr. and Zella Marguerite Carver Crow. He graduated from Field Kinley High in Coffeyville in 1958 and earned his Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of Kansas in 1964. On Dec. 21, 1963, Steve and Joan Marie Oswald were united in marriage in Lawrence KS. They enjoyed almost 47 years together. Steve began his pharmacy career in Dodge City, returning to Topeka for a position at Jayhawk Pharmacy before serving at the VA Hospital. In 1968 he accepted the Director of Pharmacy at St. Francis Hospital. In 1985, Steve and Joan purchased Carbondale Pharmacy, where he worked until his retirement in 2000. He was a life member of the KU Alumni Assoc., a member of the Kansas and American Pharmacy Assoc., and was past President of Kansas Hospital Pharmacy Assoc. Steve was a member of the Episcopal Church. He was an avid KU fan and a wonderful Papa. Survivors include his wife, Joan Crow; son, Chris (LeAnn) Crow and their children, Austin and Logan; and son, Brad (Gretchen) Crow and their daughter, Ashley; his brothers, Raymond Crow, Casper, WY, and Vincent Crow, Gig Harbor, WA. Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Tues. at Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home, 2801 SW Urish Rd, Topeka, KS 66614, where family will greet friends one hour prior to service. Graveside service will be private. Memorial contributions are suggested to COPD Foundation, Grace Hospice and Topeka Rescue Mission sent in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to

Published by Topeka Capital-Journal on Oct. 24, 2010.
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To the Crow family,
I just heard about Steve's passing. I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
John Weinkauf
October 28, 2010
Joan, Chris & Leann, Brad & Gretchen and family... Steve will be dearly missed by all that knew him. We are thinking and praying for all of you during this sad time. With all our love,
Dayne and Debbie Wallace
October 26, 2010
Joan, Chris and family,
What a sweet sweet man. Always a smile whenever we were all together. Take care and God bless you all during this difficult time.
Aunt Patti and Uncle Matt
October 25, 2010
Chris and the Crow family, you have my deepest sympathy. Tracy Simon
October 25, 2010
Rest in peace my friend and no that you will be missed, it was great to have known you and be a friend, all though we always kicked your butt in bowling we had a lot of good times.God Bless your family and help them through this difficult time.
Phil Ortega
October 25, 2010
I had frequent contact with Steve years ago at the hospital. He was always professional, always kind, always helpful. May God grant you peace at this time of great loss.
Judy Austin
October 25, 2010
Thinking of dear Steve and each of his family -- with sympathy and love.
Marti and Bud Sneller
October 24, 2010
Dear Joan, Thoughts and prayers being sent to you and your family at this sad time. Steve was a great man and always a pleasure in the office. He will be missed.
Diann Dennison
October 24, 2010
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