Harley J. Crane, 71, of Granite City, passed away Monday, March 7, 2016, at Gateway Regional Hospital in Granite City.
He was born Nov. 5, 1944, in Granite City, a son to the late Elmer and Elfie (Stokes) Crane.
Harley was a maintenance man at McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis.
He is survived by and will be missed by his daughter, Vindi and (Robert) Kirchner of Granite City; grandsons, Robert Kirchner and fiancée (Brittany Thomas) of Granite City, and John Kirchner of Granite City; and brother, Gale Crane of Granite City.
In celebration of Harley’s life, a family memorial gathering will be held at a later date at Faith In The Word Church in Mitchell.
In keeping with Harley’s wishes, he was donated to Saint Louis University Medical School. Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, is serving the family.