Thomas Clay Ashcroft
1948 - 2021
Thomas Clay Ashcroft
Dec. 21, 1948 - Oct. 25, 2021
Tom Ashcroft, 73, passed away surrounded by family Oct. 25, 2021 at his home in Mapleton, Ore.
Tom led an eclectic career from Pettibone Heavy Equipment to Heating and Cooling. His incredible engineer mind could build, create or fix anything. He always said he was the jack of all trades and master of quite a few. He always thought big, why build a little man cave, build a big bull pen.
The son of Rose and Elias Ashcroft, survived by his wife, Francis Denley; sons, Jeremy Bruck, Jason Ashcroft, Thadd Bruck; daughters, Kimberly Craghead and Amy Ashcroft; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; brother, Albert Ashcroft; sisters, Rose Panchot, Barb Ashcroft and Laurie Ashcroft. Preceded in death by brothers, Dennis and David Ashcroft.
There will be a celebration of life Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, at The Ranch - 7891 Duncan Island Rd. Mapleton, OR 97453. Everyone who knew Tom is welcome to attend. Donations may be made to Shriners Children's Hospital Portland through the following link:
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Published by The Oregonian from Nov. 23 to Nov. 25, 2021.
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May God's promise found in John 6:40, of the hope to see our loved ones again, comfort your heart and give you peace, strength, and hope in the days ahead.
December 6, 2021
Will be missed by all.
Jo Tice (Schwalb)
November 29, 2021
We send our sincere sympathy for All of You. Gather strength from each other during this sad time. Our prayers are with you. Jim and Pat Hoag
Jim Hoag
November 26, 2021
So so sorry for your loss Fran. Even tho we didn´t see you except at the reunions we will all miss Tom. The picture you used here brought back fond memories of Tom brought back great memories. All our love to you nd the kids at this more stressful time.
Rose St Germain Singhose
November 25, 2021
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