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In Memoriam: Bruce Crawford

Bruce Crawford

Media Relations Office


September 18, 2007

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The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has received word of the death September 6, of former employee Bruce Crawford.  He was  87.

Bruce began working at WHOI in 1966 as the personnel manager.  In 1973 he became the affirmative action administrator and recruiting officer and retired in 1974.

He was the widower of Ann Holland Hoagland Crawford and Louise Perkins Gebelein Crawford. Survivors include daughters, Alix Carney and Genii Cockshutt of Miami and their husbands Steven Carney and Nicholas Cockshutt; stepchildren Louisa Gebelein Jones, Anna Gebelein Keegan and George C. Gebelein III; ten grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Solebury School, PO Box 429, New Hope, PA 18938-0429, www.solebury.org.

Originally published: September 18, 2007