Jean L. Crosby

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2006

Juneau resident Jean L. Crosby, 84, died June 21, 2006, in Juneau.

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She was born June 18, 1922, in Hood River, Ore. She was a registered nurse and administrative assistant. In 1947, she met and married her husband, and they arrived in Juneau aboard the S.S. Aleutian. They raised three daughters in Juneau. They enjoyed their cabin on Mosquito Lake for many years, and enjoyed traveling, especially to Hawaii. Both were active in the Juneau Elks and Emblem Club, holding many offices in the organizations.

Family members said, "Jean will be dearly missed by so many. ... She is remembered for her ever-youthful smile and laughter, as well as her wonderful sense of humor."

She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Bertha Eby; twin brother, Jack; and two brothers, Phil and Bill Crosby.

She is survived by her husband, Hartley "Pete" Crosby; daughters, Sharon (Henry) Deja, Norma Crosby and Linda Crosby; cousin and best friend, Peggy (John) Mulligan; sister, Mary (Syd) Tate; and four grandsons and four great grandchildren. Donations may go to the Juneau Pioneer Home Donated Funds, Juneau, AK, 99801.

A service will be held at 1:30 p.m. June 26 at the Juneau Pioneer Home, 4675 Glacier Highway.

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