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March 17, 2003

USMC and USAF join Royal Airs in honoring the memory of ‘drum corps great’

by Colleen Devitt Karuza

Members of the United States Marine Corps and United States Air Force will join the Chicago Royal Airs in a flag presentation ceremony honoring the memory of the late Col. Truman W. Crawford — a musical pioneer often referred to as the “John Philip Sousa of drum & bugle corps.” Crawford passed away March 3 from complications of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

The local ceremony will be held March 15, at 9:30 AM at Bednarcik Junior High School in...

March 12, 2003

Drum Corps World holds 21st Historic Record Auction

Historic drum corps CDs, cassettes, record albums, reel-to-reel tapes, 8-track tapes and back issues of Drum...

March 05, 2003

Visitation, funeral arrangements set for Col. Truman Crawford

The family of Col. Truman W. Crawford will receive visitors March 8, from 11:00 AM-2:00 PM. The viewing will be at Christ’s Chapel at Gettysburg College, in Gettysburg, PA.

Crawford will be buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery March 27. Services will begin at 12:45 PM at the Fort Meyer Chapel.

Cards and letters of condolence may be sent to Mrs. Crawford at the following address:

Mrs. Lucille Crawford
676 New Rd
Orrtanna, PA...

March 05, 2003

In memoriam — Col. Truman W. Crawford

March 04, 2003

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