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David Charles Crail

October 30, 1960 — May 15, 2021

David Charles Crail

Gardening. Body surfing at Malibu. Coaching young kids’ summer softball. Tracking the International Space Station. Skiing at Mammoth. Rock n Roll. Spending time outdoors. “Invented” mountain biking. Entrepreneur. Volunteer. Substitute teacher. Purdue fan. Ski trip chaperone. Social Media resistor. Face to face believer. Rabbit show chauffeur. Lead air guitarist for REO Speedwagon. Salesman. Watching for meteors. Fireworks. Seeing America from the car. Quilt shop cashier and chief conversation maker. Talking to neighbors from the truck. Hog farmer. Mr. Fix It - motto: “It won’t take much.” Purdue intramural frisbee team. Presidential and military trivia. Successfully fought melanoma. Succumbed to Glioblastoma. Loved immensely by wife, children, parents, siblings, extensive family and friends.

David Charles Crail 

October 30, 1960 – May 15, 2021

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the memorial fund we have set up in David’s honor with Northwestern Memorial Foundation. Visit or checks can be mailed to Northwestern Memorial Foundation, PO Box 734985, Chicago, Illinois 60673-4985. Please make the check payable to "Northwestern Memorial Foundation" and include "David Crail" in the memo line.

A public visitation will be held at Genda Funeral Home in Rossville on Saturday, May 22nd from 1:00 to 5:00pm.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of David Charles Crail, please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, May 22, 2021

1:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Day & Genda Funeral Home~Bodine Chapel

, Rossville, IN 46065

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