Alan Lee Crawford

NEW BERN, N.C. – Alan Lee Crawford, 70, of New Bern, N.C., formerly of Salem, died Dec. 8 at home.

He was the son of Frank and Ruth Crawford of Salem.

Mr. Crawford served in the U.S. Navy and retired as a master chief hospital corpsman.

Survivors include his wife, Marcia Crawford; a son, Mark A. Crawford (Ashley) of Sarasota, Fla.; a daughter, M. Masako Winchester of Portage, Mich.; a brother, Ralph Myers (Jan) of Lafayette, Ind.; two sisters, Patty Shaffer (Kenny) and Linda Huffer, both of Salem; and five grandchildren.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Dec. 13 at Cotten Funeral Home. The family received friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army, 1402 Rhem Ave., New Bern N.C. 28560; or Merci Free Clinic, 1315 Tatum Drive, New Bern N.C. 28560.

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