Obituary: Alice E. 'Kandi' Bryson Crouse

Posted: Sunday, September 09, 2001

Alice E. "Kandi" Bryson Crouse died Aug. 8, 2001, in New York state.

Born Nov. 21, 1927, to Alice and Henry Bryson in Sitka, Crouse received her primary and secondary education in Juneau. During World War II she moved to San Diego and met her future husband. Later the couple moved to New York where they started a family.

Crouse was president and lifetime member of Wilson Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, a member of American Legion Auxiliary 89 and a volunteer at the American Cancer Society. Since the time she was a little girl, Crouse was an accomplished seamstress. Her family wrote that she could look at a dress and make her own pattern.

She was preceded in death by brothers George and Mickey of Juneau.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Richard; daughters Cheri Apelbaum of Florida and Sandy Crouse of Massachusetts; sister Mildred Tandy of Juneau; sister-in-law Idy Bryson of Juneau; brother Arthur and wife Joanie Crouse of New York; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Post 89 American Legion Program, Box 441, Vestal, N.Y. 13850.



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