James Crawford, 1953-2018

Published 1:00 am Friday, December 28, 2018

James Robert Crawford, 65, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Albert Lea.

James Crawford

James was born July 9, 1953, in Austin, the son of William and Beverly (Hansen) Crawford. He grew up in the Albert Lea area, graduating from Albert Lea High School. He went on to study mechanical drafting at the vo-tech.

On May 28, 1993, James was united in marriage to Cindy Attig in Albert Lea.

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James enjoyed fishing, rock hunting and camping, as he loved a good bonfire. He also loved spending time with friends and family, especially his grandkids.

James is survived by daughter, Onnah Boyer (Luke Boyer); sons Adam Scott (Crystal Gartner) and Alex Scott (Elisha Knudtson); brothers Randall Crawford (Shirley), Craig Crawford (Karen), Brian Crawford, Larry Crawford (Mary Armstrong) and Mitch Wadding (Gina); brother-in-law, Kelvin Attig; grandkids; and many nephews, nieces and cousins.

James was preceded in death by his wife, Cindy; parents Beverly and William; and sister, Angela Macintosh.

There will be no funeral service at this time. The family will host a celebration of life in the spring. Cards can be sent to daughter, Onnah, or brother, Randy.