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Jack Brooks Crawford

Jack Crawford died on Monday, June 5, 2023, in Vancouver, Wash., from complications of pancreatitis. He was 76 years old.

Jack was born Oct. 26, 1946, in Brownsville, Tenn., the first child of Hazel and Ed Crawford. In 1947 the family moved to Glasgow, Mont., where Jack spent his school years, graduating with honors from Glasgow High School in 1964. He completed his education at the University of Montana and Willamette University in Oregon.

In May of 1969 he was inducted into the Army, serving his term in Vietnam, Thailand and Germany. Upon return to the United States, he began work in the title insurance business in the state of Washington, where he remained after his retirement.

Jack was a kind man with a great sense of humor, always entertaining his friends. He loved to hunt and fish. He was a sports fanatic, always cheering on his favorite teams and traveling to many games. He enjoyed bicycling and loved playing pickle ball.

He is survived by his sister, Jane (Tucker) Hughes, their two sons Ryan Hughes and Scott (Stacey) Hughes and their children Sarah, Parker and Karen; and by his sister, Mary (Jon) Hubof, and their sons Pete Hamill and Alex (Whitney) Hamill, and their two sons Jace and Wesley.

At his request, there will be no services.


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