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Roland Francis Crane, Jr., M.D.
  • July 6, 1931 - December 18, 2021
  • Charleston, South Carolina

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“So sad to hear the news, but no more suffering and being frustrated not able to do things. A good friend to all and so knowledgeable in many things....Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: TeriLynn - Friend

“I sailed across the rainbow, and through the sea of gold,and there I met a dragon, and asked him very bold,"Am I to believe you sir, that you are...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Liz Crane-Wexler - Onancock, VA

“Edith, I only have pleasant memories of Shirley's and my friendship with you and Roland. I will miss Roland. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: John Leaphart - Friend

“Edith and Liz So sorry about Roland going on but no more suffering. We will all miss him but we will also be glad he was with us in the past. He and...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Decker Elder - South Charleston, WV


Roland Francis Crane, Jr. M.D., 90, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Edith Kuykendall Crane entered into eternal rest Saturday, December 18, 2021. A private Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, December 21, 2021 in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Dr. Crane was born July 6, 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio, son of the late Roland Francis Crane and Lois Hargett Crane. He was a graduate of New Mexico Military Institute and the Baylor College of Medicine. He was a physician retired from the Ralph A. Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC. He was an avid amateur radio operator.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Edith Crane of the home; and his daughter, Elizabeth Crane-Wexler of Onancock, VA. He was preceded in death by his son, Paul Crane.