Douglas Donald Crosby, 71, of Cedar Rapids passed away suddenly on Saturday, November 18, 2023. A private graveside service will be held at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Doug was born on January 13, 1952, at Sheppard A.F.B. in Wichita Falls, Texas to Donald and Lora (Hosler) Crosby. Doug spent most of his life in Iowa, until he enlisted into the U.S. Air Force. He later returned to Iowa working for forty plus years as a reliability engineer. He worked for Norand, Intermec, Honeywell, and Collins Aerospace.
Doug was a natural teacher and student in life. He shared his experiences and skills to help others to learn and grow their own strengths. He was well loved and will be missed greatly by all of the lives he had touched.
He is survived by wife Margaret; children, Jennifer Crosby (Aaron Tucker) of Bend, Oregon, and Matthew Crosby of Indianapolis, Indianna; grandchildren, Emma Crosby (Chris Harding), “Ike” Caylee Crosby, and Dom Santulli; great grandson Caspian Harding.
Doug is preceded in death by his parents, his siblings Kreg Crosby and Devora Crosby, sister-in-law Char Gilbertson, brother-in-law Tim Brown and his nephew Julius Bryan.