Obituary of Vivian "VI" D Crawford
Vivian D. Crawford, 76, of Endicott, went to be with the lord on Sunday, August 28, 2022. She was predeceased by her parents Robert M. and Helen (Meyers) Diltz of Dushore, PA, and her in-laws William B. and Elizabeth (Perkins) Crawford of Binghamton, NY. She is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, William B. Crawford, Jr, daughter Whitney Crawford, sons Adam (Anasuya Varma) Crawford and Keith Crawford, granddaughters Mikayla Roundy and Lilly Crawford, sisters Sylvia (James) Toothaker of Etters, PA, Dawn (James) Bohensky of Dushore, PA, Julianne (Murray) O'Donnell of Towanda, PA, and Jacqueline Battin of Dushore, PA, and many nieces and nephews. Vivan attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science where she met her husband Bill. She worked in her parents' drug store and dispensing medication at a nursing home before starting her family. She volunteered her time and talents to many organizations over the years, such as her church, Northminster Presbyterian, where she sang in the choir, served as an Elder, and helped with the Vacation Bible School program. She was very active in the Boy Scouts, serving as District Commissioner, as a den mother, organizing day camps and volunteering at Camp Tuscarora. She was a Silver Beaver Award recipient, and the second woman awarded the Order of the Arrow in the local council. VI volunteered for the PTA, fundraised for the American Cancer Society and regularly donated blood to the Red Cross. She could whip up an amazing batch of chocolate chip cookies without even looking at the recipe, loved to sew and decorate for the holidays, and enjoyed watching movie musicals and playing the piano. A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 30th at 11:00 am at Northminster Presbyterian Church, 711 Farm to Market Road, Endwell, NY. The family will receive friends at the church Friday from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Northminster Presbyterian Church at northminsterpresbyterian.org, or the Alzhiemer's Association at alz.org.