Fredric John Crane was born January 18, 1940 in Portland, Oregon, son of John Hanford and Mary Leona Badger Crane.
He was raised in Idaho, Utah and California and graduated from Liberty Union High School. Fred spent two summers as a Forest Warden. He received a degree in Accounting from BYU, where he met Donna Evelyn Dixon. They were married April 23, 1966 in the Manti Temple and raised four children. Fred worked as an accountant for Georgia Pacific, Prestwich Farms, and the State of Utah. Fred loved the outdoors, going rock hunting, and camping.
As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served as a Seventy’s Missionary, Financial Clerk, and was a very dedicated Home Teacher.
Fred is survived by his wife, Donna; children, Steven Mitchell (Janette) Crane, Jared Paul (Elizabeth) Crane, Sheila Crane; daughter-in-law, Carolyn Crane; grandchildren: Joshua, Benjamin, Mitchell, Scott, Derek, Shaylee, Hunter, Garrett, Melinda, Olivia, Noah; 2 great-grandkids: Zander & Emmett. Fred was preceded in death by his son, Michael Todd Crane.
Funeral services will be held Monday, December 9, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at Woodledge Ward, 4444 South Early Duke Street, where a viewing will precede services from 10-10:45 a.m. Interment, Payson City Cemetery.
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