Stephen B. Crawford 1989-2014

BRISTOLVILLE – Stephen Brett Crawford, 24, of Bristolville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at the Cleveland Clinic.

Stephen was born in Warren on May 24, 1989, the son of Denise Schriner Crawford.

He was a 2007 high school graduate and a 2013 graduate of Kent State University, with a bachelor’s degree in computer science technology.

He was employed by American Eagle, loved working with computers and electronics, and enjoyed shopping.

Survivors include his mother, Denise Crawford of Bristolville; life partner, Joe Kale of Berlin Center; maternal grandfather, William Schriner of Bristolville; a half-sister, Tiffany Snyder of North Carolina; aunt, Pamela Manojlovich; uncle Scott Schriner; numerous cousins; and very close friends, Jack and Deb Kale of Berlin Center.

A gathering of friends and family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home. Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at

Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home in Sebring, 330-938-2526.

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