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Ruth Crouch12/31/1976
Ruth Louise (Crouch) Crane

Birth: January 14, 1906

Death: December 31, 1976 – Los Angeles, California

Spouse: William Russell Crane – Marriage Dec 1923

Funeral services for Ruth L. Crane. 70, who died Dec. 31 in Long Beach, Calif, were held Jan. 4 in Long Beach. Interment was in Westminster Memorial Park there.

Mrs. Crane grew up in Knoxville and attended the Knoxville schools, graduating with the class of 1923. She was united in marriage to Russell Crane of Pleasantville in December of 1923.

They were former residents of Pleasantville, where Russell was cashier and a director of the Pleasantville State Bank for several years when it first opened for business in 1930.

Surviving are her husband, two daughters. Dorothy Platt
and Phyllis Bruce, four grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Mrs. Crane was a member of the First Orthodox Presbyterian Church of Long Beach and was a real estate broker in the Long Beach area for 12 years.

She was Ill for several months and spent considerable time in a hospital in Long Beach before she passed away in a convalescent home there on Dec. 31.