Dallas Works Memorial - Employees In Remembrance

Richard Crane RICHARD ALLEN CRANE, JR. of Mesquite, TX, passed away on Nov. 29, 2018 at the age of 75, with burial at Laurel Oaks Memorial Park. Richard was born on Sept. 28, 1943 in Dallas, TX to Marylynn & Richard Crane. His sister, Patricia, preceded him in passing. Richard was a graduate of Samuell High School. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard as a member of the Search-And-Rescue crew aboard C-130 "Herky Bird" aircraft. In 1965 he married the love of his life, Sandra Nix. Richard was a pilot and amateur radio operator. He also enjoyed motor sports, astronomy, science fiction, and riding motorcycles with lifelong friend James Darr. Richard held an associate degree in Digital Electronics, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Amber University. He had a long and prosperous career in electronics and engineering. Richard is survived by his wife, Sandra, two children, Aaron and Terry, daughter-in-law Shannon, and four grandchildren and step-grandchildren - Zachary, Samuel, Joshua and Nicholas. Richard's strong friendship and thoughtful conversations will be deeply missed.