Elizabeth "Liz" Emma-Lee Crawford, 25, of Conestoga died unexpectedly Tuesday morning, April 14, 2015. Born in Lancaster on February 27, 1990, Liz was the daughter of Marjorie J. Phillips Paradise and E. Scott Crawford.
Liz graduated from Penn Manor High School in 2008. While at Penn Manor, she was an outstanding soccer and volleyball player. She received a Golden Key for Photography. After high school, she attended the Art Institute of York studying Graphic Arts and YTI for Culinary Arts. She loved animals and leaves her four-legged friends, Riley and Molly, behind.
Liz will be wholeheartedly missed by those lives that she touched with her special spark and zest for life.
Liz is survived by her mother, Marjorie and her stepfather, Stephen R. Paradise of Conestoga, her father, Scott and her stepmother Diana Crawford of Millersville; brothers, Todd B., husband of Jen Crawford of Maryland and Mitch B., husband of Abby Crawford of Lancaster. She is also survived by her stepbrothers, Kyle and Brian Paradise of Lancaster and Matt Fritz of Millersville; stepsisters, Katie Genovese, wife of James Genovese of Connecticut, Shaileen Ancheta, wife of Charlie of Georgia and Hannah Fritz of Lancaster. Also surviving are her paternal grandfather, Edward Crawford, Watsontown, PA; step paternal grandparents, Francis and Joyce Paradise of Newington, CT; and step maternal grandparents, George and Thelma Wagner of Millersville. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, LaVerne and Elizabeth Jean Phillips, and paternal grandmother, Audrey Adams.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Liz's Funeral Service on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11 AM from the Grace Campus of the Millersville Community UM Church, 163 W. Frederick St., Millersville, PA with Pastor John Laughlin officiating. Family and friends will be received Friday evening, April 17, 2015 from 6 to 8 PM at the Melanie B. Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, The Gundel Chapel, 3225 Main Street, Conestoga, PA and also on Saturday morning at the church from 10 to 11 AM. Please omit flowers; memorial remembrances may be made in Liz's memory to Humane League of Lancaster County, 2195 Lincoln Hwy. East, Lancaster, PA 17602; The Gatehouse for Women, 465 W. Main Street, Mountville, PA 17554 or to the Water Street Ministries, PO Box 7267, Lancaster, PA 17604. For other information, please call 717-872-1779 or to submit an online condolence, visit:
Melanie B. Scheid
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The Gundel Chapel
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