Alice Mae Crawford, 78, of the Raleigh/Durham area, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, October 29, 2016 at William M. Dunlap Center for Caring. She was born in Weymouth Township, New Jersey to the late Charles Slick and Hazel Chatham Slick.
Mrs. Crawford retired from Duke University Hospital as a Runner after many years of service. She looked at life as one big adventure. Mrs. Crawford enjoyed reading, word searches, Broadway Musicals, her Birthday Club, was an avid Duke fan and could often be heard saying “ I’m doing it my way.”.
A private celebration of Mrs. Crawford’s life was held at Clancy Strickland Funeral Home followed by a committal service at the Wake Forest Cemetery columbarium.
Mrs. Crawford is survived by her children, Melinda Clark & partner Louis Rossie of Charlotte, Jeff Crawford & wife Nikki of Youngsville and Andrew Crawford of Raleigh; grandchildren, Ashley Clark, Tommy Clark, Henry Crawford and Mackenzie Crawford; brother, Larry Slick of Wildwood, NJ; sister-in-law, Diane Slick of Egg Harbour Township, NJ. She was preceded in death by her brother, Harold Slick and a sister, Marion Slick.
Memorial contributions can be made to Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.
A service of Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home, 1051 Durham Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587. (919-556-7400).
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I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. There is a very comforting scripture at Isaiah 25:8. It says that soon Jehovah will swallow up death forever and that he will wipe away all of the tears. So we can all look forward to a time when death will be no more. I hope that this scripture can bring some true comfort during these difficult times.
Submitted by Kayla on Nov 23 2016 11:44:16 AM
Alice Crawford was a very special friend and client to me! I'll miss her very much! She always had a story to share and another adventure waiting. My guess is she will be on a new adventure now.
Much love to the family! I'm sorry for your loss! I'm sure you will have plenty of memories from such a vibrant soul as Alice!
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