Richard Crooks

Obituary of Richard Crooks

Richard W. Crooks Glace Bay It is with heavy hearts that we the family announce the passing of our loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, Richard Crooks, on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, with his loving wife by his side. Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late John Crooks and Joan Newell. Richard retired from Cambridge Chrysler to Glace Bay where he enjoyed the ocean and small town living. Richard was a die hard Toronto sports fans especially the Toronto Maple Leafs. Richard is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Linda (Morrison) Crooks; son, Chris; daughters, Rikki Lynn (Shane), and Julie (Carl); brothers, John and Larry; sister, Nicole (Don); his precious grandchildren, Cayden, Mathew, Maggie and Caleb, father-in-law Hugh Morrison as well as several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, John and Joan, he was predeceased by his Grammy Naomi; Grampy Winnett; niece Sherri; mother-in-law, Hughena; brothers-in-law, Chris and Hughie. Cremation has taken place. As per his wishes, there will be no services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the SPCA. The family would like to thank the Palliative Care Team, Dr. George Burns, Vicki, Kelly, Rochelle, the VON and Homecare for all your care and compassion given to Richard during his illness. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to T.J. Tracey Cremation and Burial Specialists, Glace Bay.
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