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Edward R. Crogan

August 8, 1934 ~ May 4, 2020 (age 85)


Edward R. Crogan , age 85, formerly of Buffalo, NY, died May 4, 2020 at Newfane Rehab and Health Care Facility from respiratory illness and COVID-19 contributing to underlying medical conditions.

He was the beloved husband to Lorna aka Loma (nee Martin), dear brother of Edith (late Quintin) Printup, Gloria (Walter)Steiner, Shirley (late  Edward) Fay, Frederick Crogan, predeceased by brothers, Stephen Crogan,  Samuel Crogan and Joseph Crogan. Son of the late Stephen W.  and Kathryn [ Rappold] Crogan.

He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends.   

Ed served as a Communications Center Specialist in the U.S. Army in Korea.    Following his military service , Mr. Crogan returned home and worked for Roofers Local 74, in Buffalo, NY until his retirement .

Ed and his late brother Sam, were both inducted into the Ontario Box Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2004 and 2003, respectively, having played box lacrosse together for various teams in WNY and Ontario, Canada. They were known as a dynamic scoring threat to every opponent.

Ed enjoyed fishing, construction projects and traveling with his dear wife Lorna with occasional visits to local casinos.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date at the discretion of the family.

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