Ruthann E. Crawford

Ruthann E. Crawford (Ruthie to many), 72, of Kalkaska, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at home. 

Ruthann was born to the late Dan and Ann (Solaway) Sullivan on June 17, 1947 in Mt.Clemens, Mich.

Ruthie married Richard R. Crawford on Dec. 5, 1969, in Richmond Mich. Ruthie is survived by her loving husband of 51 years of marriage, Richard Crawford; and a brother, Emmett Sullivan. 

She was preceded in death by a sister, Janet Sullivan. Ruthie was a licensed beautician for over 50 years. Ruthie served on the Kalkaska Memorial Hospital board for over 20 years. Ruthie touched so many people’s lives even though she did not have children of her own but she was a mother to many. She had so much love and compassion for everyone no matter who they were. She didn’t judge and had a heart of gold. Ruthie was an accomplished seamstress who helped many young ladies with alterations. She was a crafter, a baker, an excellent chef and a great host

A celebration of her life will be held at a later date

Memorials are suggested to Kalkaska United Methodist Church.

Cremation arrangements will be provided by Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home. Our Family Serving Yours.


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