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1936 Patricia 2022

Patricia Kelly Crawford

February 26, 1936 — April 28, 2022

Patricia Kelly Crawford, February 26, 1936 — April 28, 2022. Pat was born in Omaha, the daughter of Francis and Erline Kelly. Pat had a vibrant and charismatic personality, and was loved by all who knew her. She had many friends dating back to her childhood.



Pat was a strong advocate for the intellectually disabled. She was on the Nebraska governor’s council for developmental disabilities, testified in front of legislative and Congressional committees, and was a participant in the court case that kept Beatrice State Developmental Center open.



Pat was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Mark E. Crawford. Survived by her children: Anne Crawford; Dennis and Diane Crawford; Matthew Crawford; Robert Crawford; and Molly and John Otten. Pat had 9 grandchildren; and four great grandchildren, with two more expected in 2022, Sister, Kathy (Keith) Priest.



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Visitation

Thursday, May 5, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

John A. Gentleman Mortuaries - Pacific Street Chapel

14151 Pacific Street, Omaha, NE 68154

Memorials to VOR - An association that advocates for high quality care and human rights for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, 836 S Arlington Heights #351, Elk Grove, Il 60007

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Wake Service

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

John A. Gentleman Mortuaries - Pacific Street Chapel

14151 Pacific Street, Omaha, NE 68154

Memorials to VOR - An association that advocates for high quality care and human rights for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, 836 S Arlington Heights #351, Elk Grove, Il 60007

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Memorial Mass

Friday, May 6, 2022

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

14330 Eagle Run Drive, Omaha, NE 68164

Memorials to VOR - An association that advocates for high quality care and human rights for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, 836 S Arlington Heights #351, Elk Grove, Il 60007

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