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Mark A. Crawley

PEQUOT LAKES — Mark Alan Crawley, 52, of Pequot Lakes, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 28, 2011, at Essentia Health’s St. Joseph’s Medical Center, after a short battle with cancer. He was born May 19, 1958, to Maurice and Shirley (Kraushar) Crawley. He was a loving brother, special uncle, and great friend. Motorcycles were his biggest passion. He loved being a truck driver and all the new adventures life brought. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Germany, and was employed by Chrysler as a service manager in the Twin Cities for over 20 years.

Mark is survived by sister, Lynn Crawley; brothers:  Steve Kraushar, Glen Crawley, Dean Crawley; special nieces and nephews:  Rob and Donnie Anderson, Stacy and Isaiah Kretzman; along with many other nieces, nephews, and several dear friends that were like family to him.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Jeanne Cluraghty.

Special thanks to Heartland Hospice staff and Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Center.

Family and friends may gather at Timberjack Smokehouse and Saloon, Pequot Lakes, at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 6. Arrangements with Kline Funeral Home, Pequot Lakes.