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Edith Mae Skidmore Crosby

Modified: Thursday, Sep 12th, 2013

Edith Mae Skidmore Crosby, 92, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013 in Templeton. She was born Nov. 18, 1920 in Lynn, Mass., to her parents Wallace and Jennie Skidmore.

Edith was married to Robert “Bing” William Crosby on Oct. 12, 1941 in Andover, Mass. Edith was the mother of two children, a son, Richard Crosby, and a daughter, Dale Crosby Richards. Bing and Edith moved from Long Beach to Paso Robles in 1987 and lived there until their passing.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and served as Primary President, Relief Society President, faithful Visiting Teacher and many other callings in the church. She served in many quiet ways all of her life. She never said a bad thing about anyone, was kind to all, patient in all things and faithful to the end.

Edith will be remembered by her loving daughter, Dale Richards and son-in-law Kevin Richards and their children, Darrell, Hillary and Candice Richards, her son, Richard Crosby and his daughters, Taryn, Amberly and Ashley, their husbands, and 11 great-grandchildren.

Edith was preceded in death by Robert Crosby on Oct. 28, 1995.

Relatives and friends are invited to a service for Edith Crosby at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 at the LDS church on 1020 Creston Road in Paso Robles. She will be buried at the Paso Robles Cemetery.

Arrangements made by Chapel of the Roses, 3450 El Camino Real, Atascadero. Flowers should be delivered there.

For the complete article see the 09-13-2013 issue.

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