Ronald R Crawford

May 12, 1934 ~ July 31, 2021 (age 87)


Ronald R. “Auger” Crawford 87 of Streator died Saturday (July 31, 2021) evening at a private care home in Streator.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday at Solon-Telford Funeral Home, Streator. Visitation will be from 9:00-11:00 AM Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Streator.

Mr. Crawford was born May 12, 1934 in Kangley, the son of Charles Russell and Merle E. (MacIntyre) Crawford.

Ron had been employed at Owens-Illinois Glass Co. Streator, for 50 years retiring in 2002.

He was an avid race car enthusiast, having owned and driven his own car on tracks in the area. He is survived by three sons, David (Paula) Crawford, Coal City, Mark Crawford, Streator, Richard (Tricia) Crawford, Rayne, Louisiana, one daughter, Galynn Muller, Ottawa, 20 grandchildren, 45 great grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, one sister, Charlene Anderson, Palalto, California, one daughter-in-law Lisa Crawford, Channahon, one sister-in-law, Diane Crawford, Huntington Beach California.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Randy Crawford, two grandchildren, Matthew Crawford and Jordan Yedinak, two brothers, Dale and Gary Crawford.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Chris and Rick DeRossett, Ryan, Shane and Adam Crawford and Cody Yedinak.

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Solon-Telford Funeral Home

Saturday August 7th, 2021

9:00am - 11:00am

301 S Park St
Streator, IL 61364

Funeral Service

Solon-Telford Funeral Home

Saturday August 7th, 2021


301 S Park St
Streator, IL 61364

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