his wife Anabel Crane, family and friends
JULY 29, 1936 – FEBRUARY 28, 2020
Bradford (Brad) Crane was born in Glen Ridge, NJ to Paul Willard and Verona Harmon Crane. During his childhood, his family lived in Montclair, NJ and Verona, NJ. Subsequently the family moved to Media, PA and ultimately Loveland, OH near Cincinnati. He received a BA from Princeton University and a MS in physics from the University of Michigan. Brad then went to Washington, D.C. in 1963 to work on the space program.Later, he obtained a Ph.D. in physiology from Georgetown University and taught at the Catholic University.
Brad had a lifelong love of music as a listener and as a singer, sailing, hiking, travel and the church. He served as an elder and a choir member at the Georgetown Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C. where he was member for over 40 years.
Since 2014, Brad and Anabel have lived in Williamsburg, where Brad was a member of the Williamsburg Presbyterian Church and choir and of the Williamsburg Choral Guild.