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Date of Birth: August 12, 1934

Date of Death: March 24, 2020

Mary Lou Crane, 85 passed away on March 24,2020. Mary Lou came to Arizona from Toledo, Ohio and has lived in Phoenix, AZ for over 60 years. Mary Lou graduated from ASU with a Masters degree in teaching. She was an excellent school teacher and coach. She cared greatly about her students and teams. She was an avid fan of her favorite teams, ASU, AZ Diamondbacks, Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, and AZ Cardinals. She loved participating in her annual Fantasy Football league each season. She also enjoyed playing cribbage as well as golfing, tennis and traveling to her favorite places Hawaii and Lake Tahoe. Mary Lou will be remembered for her sense of humor and keen wit. Mary Lou will be greatly missed by her friends and family. She is survived by her beloved wife and partner of 55 years, Beverly Soule, along with her nieces, Linda Morgan, Margie Johnson, and nephew James Crane and their families.

Service Information

Services will be held a the Community Church of Hope at a later date.


In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Community Church of Hope.