Stanley Crow

Stanley Harold Crow, born February 5, 1939 in Ventura , California was 70 when he passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2009 in Seattle , Washington . Stan had lived in Fort Worth , Texas during his growing up years, graduating from Arlington Heights High (AHHS) and from Texas Wesleyan (TWC) where he majored in Drama.
 
From his childhood he was a leader, first of the little kids on the block and then in his school activities.  During his years at AHHS and at TWC he was a part of almost every dramatic program presented on stage. After graduating, he spent some time studying at TCU before beginning the first of many service related jobs and activities. Good Will Industries used his skills in training disabled individuals during the 60’s and 70’s. Later he was instrumental in setting up mentoring programs for teenagers in the Chicago and Seattle areas.
 
Stan was active in his church, the Unitarian Universalist denomination, and was religious education director in Woodinville UUC ( Washington State ) for many years. In the 90’s and during the first decade of this century, Stan held workshops in several eastern states working with participants in training to improve their skills in mentoring youth.
 
Stan began a program in the Seattle area called Rite of Passage Journeys, which provided a wilderness setting for early teens to celebrate their growing up and learning about the world around them.
 
He is survived by his wife Carol, daughters Nina Rhys and Karyn Crow, son Christopher Yeaton, step-children Kendall Kucera, Kristin Kucera, and Karen Januto, four granddaughters and two grandsons, a sister, Martha June Graber, of Harrisonburg, VA; a brother, Steve Crow of Houston, 3 nieces and a nephew. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Anna Margaret Crow, former residents of Fort Worth .
 
Memorials may be sent to Rite of Passage Journeys, 4018 224th St. SE No. 12 , Bothell , WA   98021 .

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