Alan J. Crandell, 75, of Fulton, passed away peacefully Dec. 7 at the VA Hospice Unit in Syracuse with his family by his side.
He was a member of the Fulton Elks #830, Fulton V.F.W. Post 569 and the Fulton Polish Home.
Alan loved camping, being outdoors and his bonfires.
He also enjoyed horseshoes, fishing, bowling, carpentry, playing cards, NASCAR racing and watching sports with his family and friends.
Alan was a very friendly, well known and active member of his family and was always willing to lend a hand.
He will be greatly missed and forever loved by his wife of 48 years, the former Monica Mileskey; a son, Barry (Diane) Crandell; daughters, Lisa (Danny) Elmer and Carol (Terry) Larrabee; a brother, Robert (Gwen) Crandell; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.
Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.
The family wishes to extend its sincerest appreciation to the VA Medical Center for the phenomenal care received and requests contributions in memory of Alan be made to the Syracuse VA Medical Center, 800 Irving Ave., Syracuse, 13210.