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FREDRIC DENNIS CRANE December 26, 1946 - July 21, 2012 Peacefully in his sleep, with family at his side, Fred Crane passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at the Riverview Health Centre at the age of 65 years. Fred is survived by: his daughter Bridget (Cynthia), son Jason (Nancy), granddaughter Taylor, sister Betty (Emile), brother Jerry (Shirley) and sister-in-law Olga as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and his brother Jim. Fred was employed with Winnipeg Transit since 1969 right up until his retirement in 2005. Thank you to all the wonderful staff at Riverview 3East and CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Ave. Your kindness and care to our family was wonderful. Many thanks to all of Dad's friends and relatives who had visited and supported him throughout his stay at Riverview, he was grateful and moved by all the support. Freddie will miss his friends from Club 60 and Rockwood. Dad will be remembered for his love of dancing and the enjoyment he got from music. Cancer no longer has a grip on our Dad, brother, uncle and friend. We will miss you and your humour, may you rest in peace. In accordance with Fred's wishes, cremation has taken place and no memorial service will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations in Fred's (Freddie's) memory may be made to Riverview Health Centre Foundation, One Morley Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3M 2P4. The Coutu Family in care of arrangements: E.J. COUTU CO. FUNERAL DIRECTORS 680 Archibald Street (204) 253-5086 ejcoutu.com
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on July 28, 2012
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