Obituaries » Carol E. Theodoru
September 13, 1947 - April 20, 2020
At Carol’s request, no services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Age 72, passed away at her home on Monday, April 20, 2020. Carol was born in Muskegon, Michigan on September 13, 1947, the daughter of the late Frederick P. and Loretta T. (Boldt) Crawford. She moved to Lansing at the age of 10 after her father’s death and then in 1974, Carol moved to the Kalamazoo area where she remained a life-long resident. Carol had a diverse employment history, but most enjoyed owning an antique shop in Allegan for seven years. She also worked at the Arts Council of Kalamazoo, the Kalamazoo County Probate Court, Kalamazoo Hilton Inn as its Convention Services Coordinator, was a children’s photographer in the 1970s and was employed by Michigan Bell Telephone in Lansing during the 1960s. Carol’s joys in life included watching and collecting vintage movies, holding yard sales and antiquing. She also had a special doll collection and a successful hobby of selling on eBay, as well as having antique booths around Kalamazoo. Carol is survived by her husband, George; daughter, Corrinne and her significant other, Gregory; brother, Lowell (Mariella) Crawford; sister in-law, Mary (Pete); brother in-law, Bill (Lynne) and nieces and nephews, Loella Chevez, Christina Dewey, Catharine King and their families. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Frederick P. Crawford III.