Lee Crawford
Topeka Capitol Journal,
January 14, 1974


Lee M. Crawford. 75, 534 Wabash, died Sunday in a Topeka convalescent center. He had been a patient in a Topeka hospital earlier.

He was born Aug 5, 1898, in Topeka where he spent his life. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge. He owned and operated the Crawford Laundry at 508 W. 8th about 15 years before he retired.

He was married to Myrtle B. Snavely Nov 6, 1920, in Topeka.1 She died in 1968

Survivors include two sons, Jack B. Crawford, 438 Wabash, and Donald L. Crawford, Portland, Ore.; a daughter, Mrs. Mary E. Paulitsky, Mt. Prospect, Ill.; a brother, Arch Crawford, Phoenix, Ariz.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.



Lee Crawford
Topeka Capitol Journal,
January 15, 1974

Services for Lee M. Crawford, 75, of 534 Wabash, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Wall-Diffenderfer Chapel.

Mr. Crawford died Sunady in a Topeka convalescent center.He had been a patient in a Topeka hospital before going to the center.

He was born Aug, 5, 1898 in Topeka, and had lived all of his life in this city. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge.

He owned and operated the Crawford Laundry at 508 W. 8th about 15 years before he retired.

Mr. Crawford was married Nov 6, 1920 in Topeka to Myrtle B. Snavely. She died in 1968.

Surviving are two sons, Jack B. Crawford, 438 Wabash, and Donald L. Crawford, Portland, Ore.; a daughter, Mrs. Mary E. Paulitsky, Mt. Prospect, Ill.; one brother, Arch Crawford, Phoenix, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

1There are several dates for Myrtle and Lee's marriage:
2 Jun 1914 as recorded in the Leavenworth County Courthouse, Marriage Book "R", Page 305
12 Oct 1919 per her obituary
6 Nov 1920 per his obituary

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