Dale Cruzan, age 63 and his wife, Carol Cruzan, age 60 of White Cloud, passed away Friday, October 12, 2012 following injuries received in an automobile accident. Dale was born on June 13, 1949 in Grant to Donald and Shirley (Davis) Cruzan and graduated from White Cloud High School in 1967. After graduation, Dale joined the United States Army where he served during the Vietnam War. Dale later married Carol Fowler on March 18, 1972 in White Cloud. Dale worked at NARCO in White Cloud for over 30 years in the maintenance department. Dale was an active member of the White Cloud Seventh Day Baptist Church where he was a Deacon and Trustee and was president of the Men’s Fellowship and chairman of the Teen Center Board. Dale had enjoyed camping, had been an active part of the class reunion committees at White Cloud school, enjoyed playing softball, photography, farming with Carol, volunteering at sporting events in White Cloud and had been a lifelong volunteer in the community. Dale especially treasured his family and was a proud Grandpa.
Dale is survived by his sons, Todd (Bobbie) Cruzan and their sons, Alex and Mason; Troy (Megan) Cruzan and their sons, Troyer, Jacob and Coleson Cruzan; his father, Don Cruzan of White Cloud; his brother, Sam (Sandy) Cruzan of White Cloud; his sister, Janis (John) May of Walker; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins including special cousins, Ed & Cathy Cruzan; Duane & Luann Cruzan and Cheryl & Mark Weatherford. Dale was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Cruzan.
VISITATION : Tuesday, October 16, 2012 from 2-4 & 6-8 at Crandell Funeral Home –White Cloud Chapel. MEMORIAL SERVICES : Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 11:00am at the White Cloud United Methodist Church. INTERMENT : White Cloud Cemetery. MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS : Deacon’s Fund at the Seventh Day Baptist Church in White Cloud.