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Raymond "Kenny" Crawford

December 6, 1958 ~ February 23, 2020 (age 61)


Raymond K. “Kenny” Crawford, 61, of East Brady died Sunday, February 23, 2020 at Allegheny General Hospital after a lengthy illness. 

Born at home, December 6, 1958, he was the son of Raymond K. and Judith E. (Shultz) Crawford.

On July 9, 1983, Kenny married the former Kathleen A. Gaylord, she survives. 

For the past 20 years, Kenny had worked at Steiners Outdoors and More in East Brady.  He was also the custodian for the East Brady Community Center and served as an East Brady Borough Councilman.

Kenny had a strong sense of community and enjoyed taking care of the town.  He could often be seen painting curbs, cleaning up storm sewers and volunteering his time.  He shared a special bond with his Grandson Richard and enjoyed attending and helping with baseball and football.  He also enjoyed fishing, especially for catfish.  Kenny cherished his family and was always grateful for their love.

Surviving is his wife, Kathy Crawford of East Brady.  2 daughters; Shennell (Richard) Crissman of East Brady and Tiffany (Mike) Steiner of East Brady.  1 grandson; Richard Crissman of East Brady, his mother, Judy Crawford of East Brady. 4 sisters; Annie (Ron) Denny of Worthington, Kim King of East Brady, Kay (Bob) Wiles of East Brady, Cher (Denny) Painter of Rimersburg.  His mother in law, June Gaylord of East Brady and 1 brother in law, Raymond Gaylord of East Brady also survive. 

Kenny was preceded in death by his father, 1 granddaughter; Brayla Crissman and his father in law, John Gaylord.  

At his request, there will be no services.

Arrangements are under the direction of Buechele Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., East Brady.

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