Gardner Lynn Crawford

July 5, 1947 – May 23, 2019

Gardner Lynn Crawford, resident of LaVerkin, Utah, 71 years of age, passed away at his home on May 23, 2019, from complications brought on by diabetes. He was born in Alhambra, California, on July 5, 1947. His parents are Gardner Lamar Crawford and Estella Abbott. He married Bonnie Mae Lowe on Sept. 18, 1976, in the Los Angeles Temple.

Lynn grew up in El Sereno in Los Angeles County. He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in the Los Angeles Unified School District on June 17, 1966, with a major sequence in industrial arts. Other places of residence include Phoenix, Arizona, and LaVerkin, Utah.

Some of his occupations included operating a catering business, servicing vehicles for May Company, valeting in West Hollywood, driving for a tow truck company, driving for J & J Trucking in Phoenix, and providing security for a business in Arizona.

Browse, Utah, was a favorite camping and hunting destination for his family for many years while he was growing up. He loved people, cars, motorcycles, four-wheeling and fabricating when he needed something made to serve his purposes. Other interests included working with leather, target shooting and making walking sticks. He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

He is survived by his wife Bonnie, his two sisters Corinne Green and Rickey Mulleneaux, four nieces, five nephews and lots of great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and an older brother, Craig.

The family would like to thank Serenity Funeral Home of Southern Utah for their professionalism, sensitivity and needed service at a very difficult time.

There will be a memorial service for Lynn at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints chapel in LaVerkin, 70 SW Diagonal Street on June 8 at 1 p.m.

Arrangements and memorial tree planting by Serenity Funeral Home, 435-986-2085.

Family and friends are invited to share tributes at Serenity Funeral Home online.

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