David R. Crowther, 78, Clarks Green, formerly of Fleetville, died unexpectedly at home on Wednesday. He was the husband of Janet Crowther.
Born in Philadelphia, David was the son of the late David and Helen Margaret Crowther. He graduated from Princeton University
He began his career with Bell Telephone of PA. He moved to Scranton where he worked for Haddon Craftsman and then for ICS, eventually serving as president of ICS. When he left the business world he pursued his passion for antiques for thirty years with his own business, Appletree Antiques.
He was an active member in Benton Township civic life first as a member of the Fleetville Volunteer Fire Company and later on the Benton Township Planning Commission.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are three sons: David (Theresa) of New Jersey, Alan (Sefika) of Philadelphia and John (Adrienne) Crowther of San Francisco; six grandchildren, Lillian, Nora, Henry, Jay, Paige and Samantha.
A special thank you to Doctor Michael Kondash, Michael Lukus and the caregivers at Traditional Home Health for their compassionate assistance.
Services will be private at the wish of the family.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Clarks Summit Ambulance, Fleetville Fire Company, or a food bank of the donor’s choice.