Wanda Arlene Crawford age 96 died on September 23rd, 2020, in Brookside Utah. She was born on December 9th, 1923, in Salt Lake City Utah to Benjamin and Lucy Cecilia Leggroan. She married James Robinson Crawford on July 29th, 1942 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Wanda was a sweet and gentle soul. One may say she had no great accomplishments but she loved gardening and nurturing African Violets and Christmas cacti and always had a beautiful vegetable garden and flower garden. She loved doing ceramics, especially with her husband and sister Florence. She loved playing games and doing puzzles with her kids and grandkids.

She is survived by her sister, Florence Lawrence, daughter, Dianne (Jerry) Parkin, daughter, Penny (Sylvester) Daniels, 14 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 2 great- great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her father and mother, her husband, James, sons, James Jr., Ronald and Terrence; grandson, Anthony R. Pearson, granddaughter, Jami Crawford, great-grandson, Darnell Crawford, and great-granddaughter, Dena Suazo, sister, Nellie Howell, and brothers, Jack and Raymond Leggroan.

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Friday, Oct. 02, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Memorial Redwood Mortuary
6500 South Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT 84123

Funeral Service

Friday, Oct. 02, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Memorial Redwood Mortuary
6500 South Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT 84123

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Memorial Redwood Mortuary & Cemetery
6500 S Redwood Rd
Salt Lake City, UT

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Sep 30, 2020

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NEXT Steven Dean Pyper Steven Dean Pyper


My condolences to the Crawford family. My mother Ladeen always spoke highly of Wanda and her family. Mom valued your friendship as she was raised in the Derk’s Field neighborhood.

Scott Blaser (Ladeen Morgan’s son) , Palm Springs, CA, US Oct 11, 2020

We would love to give condolences to the family. Aunt Wanda was a wonderful woman. Known her for all my life. She will be missed, but We know we will see her again with our Father in heaven.

Billy Goins and Family Oct 04, 2020

May you rest in peace Aunt Wanda, I know you're in a better place...Love you

Jeremiah Jerrise Jennings , Littlerock, CA, US Oct 02, 2020