Deloris A. "Dee" Crusoe

April 9, 1941 - July 25, 2018
Born in Greenville, Ohio
Resided in Troy, Ohio
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Deloris A. “Dee” Crusoe, 77, of Troy, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family at 12:01 am Wednesday, July 25, 2018 in the comfort of her residence after a courageous battle of lung cancer. She was born April 9, 1941 in Greenville to the late Leonard and Mary (Smith) Bolyard. She married Randy C. Crusoe November 24, 1995 in Greenville and he survives.

Other survivors include two daughters, Kim (Rick) Blaine of Brookville, Lisa (Larry) Floyd of Eaton; two stepsons, Aaron Crusoe, Ben Crusoe both of Piqua; four grandchildren, Stewart (Lisa) Blaine, Sam (Emily) Blaine, Ben Floyd, Emily Floyd; three great grandchildren, Ruby, Ava, Clark; a sister, Judy (Larry) Williams; and a brother-in-law, Larry Paul. She was preceded in death by one sister, Wanda Paul.

Mrs. Crusoe was a 1959 graduate of Greenville High School and a graduate of Edison State Community College with a associates degree in business. She worked as a buyer for the Fram Corporation from which she retired in 1993 and later as an assistant manager for Honda, from which she retired in 2002. She was a member of Ginghamsburg Church. In January of 2012 after learning of her lung cancer, she joined the Noble Circle Project, a cancer support group for women that inspired her to thrive on a daily basis. Dee was also active in two other lung cancer support groups in Columbus and one in Springfield. In her younger years she was an avid golfer, enjoyed bicycling, and gardening flowers and vegetables. She was active in bible study as well as the Red Door Book Club. She loved spending time with her family especially taking trips with them. She was a lover of animals, especially her two cats. She also enjoyed practicing the art of Qigong. She was a selfless person who was always putting the needs of others before her own. She was a wonderful person who will be remembered for her loving attitude and positive outlook.

A celebration of Dee’s life will begin at 4:00 pm Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Romer’s Catering at A Learning Place, 201 RM Davis Parkway, Piqua with a meal being provided at 5:30 pm. Funeral services are being provided through the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Noble Circle Project, P.O. Box 117, West Milton, OH 45383 or to Free to Breathe Lung Cancer Awareness, 1 Point Place, Suite 200, Madison, WI 53719 or Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County, P.O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy may be expressed through





Celebration of Life
Romer's Catering at A Learning Place
201 RM David Parkway
Piqua, Ohio 45356
Saturday, August 11, 2018
4:00 PM


Noble Circle Project
P.O. Box 117
West Milton, Ohio 45383
Hospice of Miami County, Inc.
P.O. Box 502
Troy, OH 45373
Free to Breathe
1 Point Place, Suite 200
Madison, Wisconsin 53719
333 W. High Street   |   Piqua, Ohio 45356   |   Phone: 937-773-3161   |   Fax 937-778-0119   |   Email:
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