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Eric L. Crawford

August 3, 1978 ~ November 20, 2021 (age 43)


Eric Crawford, 43, of Phoenix, AZ, passed away Saturday, November 20th, 2021.

Eric was born on August 3rd, 1978 to James and Carolyn Crawford in Santa Cruz, CA. Eric attended Santa Cruz High School for Freshman/Sophomore years and Junior/Senior years at Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, AZ. After he graduated in1996, he went on to study Small Business and Economics at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ.

After he graduated in 2000 he went on to repair and update cars for wholesale as well as licensed in home inspections. 

In 2003, he met Kristina (Lasher) Crawford, and wed in 2010 for 7 years. During their marriage, they had 2 daughters, Stella Ryan (9) and Sadie Louise (5) whom Eric loved dearly.

Eric truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures; spending time with friends and family, cheering his daughters on at sporting events, boating, working on cars, playing loud music, dancing, and most of all just laughing with everyone. 

He is survived by his daughters Stella and Sadie Crawford in Franklin, TN, his former spouse Kristina Crawford in Franklin, TN, his parents James and Carolyn Crawford in San Diego, CA, his sister Kayla Crawford and her partner Brennen Jenkins in San Diego, CA and many aunts, uncles and cousins. 

Eric was predeceased by his older brother Christopher Crawford (August 19th, 2001) who he loved with all his heart. 

A private family memorial will be held at the chapel at FBC Scottsdale on Thursday, December 2nd at 4:00pm. Followed by a Celebration of Life at the Hyatt Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale at 5:30pm where family, friends and others whose lives Eric touched are welcome to reminisce, share memories and stories and of course laugh for Eric. 



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