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Douglas W. Crosby

October 6, 1957 - September 1, 2018


Sayre, Pennsylvania

Date of Death:

September 1, 2018



Birth Date:

October 6, 1957

Birth Place:

Ottawa, Canada

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Douglas W. Crosby

Douglas W. Crosby, 60, of Sayre, PA, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 1, 2018, due to complications of a MRSA infection following surgery. He is predeceased by his father, E. Howard Crosby.

Douglas is survived by his mother, Elizabeth (aka Betty) Crosby of Sayre, PA; and his siblings, Stephen (Rita) Crosby of Wylie, TX, Kathryn (Brian) Crosby Sackett of Erin, NY, John (Elena) Crosby of Winter Garden, FL, Jeffrey (Kathleen) Crosby of Rochester, NY; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Douglas was a 1975 graduate of Waverly High School and a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY. He worked as a professional chef in numerous fine dining restaurants in Rochester, NY. He began his food service career by working as the manager of Pudgie's Pizza in Sayre, PA, for ten years. Douglas spent decades volunteering with Prison Fellowship Ministry, bringing hope to the inmates at Elmira Correctional Facility. Although born in Canada, Douglas and his family became naturalized Americans, and he was a patriotic citizen of the USA. Doug also was a huge Mets fan.

At Doug’s request there will be no services. Those wishing to send a message of sympathy to the family may send a private message of sympathy in “Obituaries” at

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