Obituaries

Jay Crabtree 1964 - 2008

Memorial services for Jay Crabtree, 43, Lawrence, will be at 9:30 a.m. April 5, at Danforth Chapel on the Kansas University campus in Lawrence.
Mr. Crabtree died Saturday, March 8, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born Nov. 26, 1964, in Wichita, the son of Lynne and Charley Crabtree. He graduated from Lawrence High School in 1983 and from Kansas University in 1988.
Mr. Crabtree lived most of his life in Lawrence and spent nine years in Derby, where he managed the Wichita Fastenal store. He was recently employed as a financial planner with American Express in Overland Park and with Aflac.
He also was a "Big Brother" in Derby for nine years.
Survivors include a son, Kameron Crabtree, and a daughter, Miranda Crabtree, both of Eudora; his parents, and his brother, Mark Crabtree, all of Lawrence.
The family suggests memorials in his name to the Big Brothers-Big Sisters.