In memory of
Phyllis Elaine (Hood) McCrae
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In memory of
Phyllis Elaine (Hood) McCrae
Phyllis Elaine (Hood) McCrae Oct. 21, 1925 - Nov. 11, 2018 The children of Phyllis Elaine Hood McCrae wish to announce her recent passing. She had a wonderful life of over 93 years enjoying the time honored career of being a dedicated wife and mother. Phyllis passed peacefully Nov. 11, 2018, with her family by her side. Born to the late Orvil and Vera Hood Oct. 21, 1925 in Portland, Phyllis was the second of four children in a family with deep Oregon Pioneer roots. Growing up, Phyllis was very involved in the Sellwood Baptist Church. After graduating from Washington High School, in January 1943, she attended Willamette University and Western Baptist Theological Seminary and was elected State President of the Baptist Youth Fellowship in 1946. In 1947, she married the love of her life, Archie McCrae. The family lived in several locations throughout Oregon: Moro, Lorane, Woodburn, Sutherlin, Myrtle Point, Lebanon, Salem and Gladstone. In addition to serving on several library boards, she volunteered many hours with the Lebanon Community Hospital Auxiliary. Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Archie; brothers, Vern and Wayne; and sister, Dorothy. She is survived by her three children, Jim (Cindy Reed), Jean (Jessica Bondy) and Bill (Jan Naddy); four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Phyllis got her final wish, to be with her beloved Archie again. Their final resting place is at Sky Line Memorial Gardens, Portland, near many other extended family members. In lieu of flowers or cards, please consider a gift to the Lebanon Hospital Foundation. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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In memory of
Phyllis Elaine (Hood) McCrae
Phyllis Elaine (Hood) McCrae Oct. 21, 1925 - Nov. 11, 2018 The children of Phyllis Elaine Hood McCrae wish to announce her recent passing. She had a wonderful life of over 93 years enjoying the time honored career of being a dedicated wife and mother. Phyllis passed peacefully Nov. 11, 2018, with her family by her side. Born to the late Orvil and Vera Hood Oct. 21, 1925 in Portland, Phyllis was the second of four children in a family with deep Oregon Pioneer roots. Growing up, Phyllis was very involved in the Sellwood Baptist Church. After graduating from Washington High School, in January 1943, she attended Willamette University and Western Baptist Theological Seminary and was elected State President of the Baptist Youth Fellowship in 1946. In 1947, she married the love of her life, Archie McCrae. The family lived in several locations throughout Oregon: Moro, Lorane, Woodburn, Sutherlin, Myrtle Point, Lebanon, Salem and Gladstone. In addition to serving on several library boards, she volunteered many hours with the Lebanon Community Hospital Auxiliary. Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Archie; brothers, Vern and Wayne; and sister, Dorothy. She is survived by her three children, Jim (Cindy Reed), Jean (Jessica Bondy) and Bill (Jan Naddy); four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Phyllis got her final wish, to be with her beloved Archie again. Their final resting place is at Sky Line Memorial Gardens, Portland, near many other extended family members. In lieu of flowers or cards, please consider a gift to the Lebanon Hospital Foundation. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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