Edgar Sanders Crawford Jr., 81 of Frederick, Maryland passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the Kline Hospice House. He was the husband of 55 years to Connie Crawford.

Born November 20, 1932 in Urbana, Maryland, he was the son of the late Bernard and Ethel (Sanders) Crawford. Ed worked for Potomac Edison in Frederick until his retirement. He was a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks, No. 684, Frederick, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post No. 3285 and a Charter Member and Past President for the Kiwanis Club of Suburban Frederick. He was also an active member of the Potomac Edison Forerunners Club. Ed was an avid golfer prior to his illness and loved tending to his garden.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by his daughter, Mindy Brennan and husband Kevin and their children, Lauren Smith and husband Bryan and Brooke Brennan; brother Bernard Crawford; niece Cathy Marshall and nephew Michael Crawford.

The family will receive friends on Friday, April 11, 2014 from 6-8pm at the Keeney & Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church Street, Frederick. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 12, at 10am, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kiwanis Club of Suburban Frederick at 312 E. Church Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701 or to Hospice of Frederick County, Kline Hospice House at PO Box 1799, Frederick, Maryland 21702.

Published in The Frederick News-Post on Apr. 10, 2014