Obituaries

Cedric C. McCrary 1914 - 2008

Graveside services for Cedric C. McCrary, 94, De Soto, were Friday, March 28, in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.
Mr. McCrary died Monday, March 24, 2008, at Hillside Village of De Soto.
He was born March 8, 1914, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Clifford and Lillian McCrary. He received a bachelor of science in chemistry in 1935 and a master of science in chemistry in 1938 from Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, where he was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity since 1936.
Mr. McCrary most recently worked as a chemist at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, N.Y.
Survivors include four sons, Robert McCrary, Dallas, Cedric McCrary Jr., San Antonio, Duane McCrary, Madison, Wis., and John McCrary, Topeka; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his three wives, Ruth, Rose Ann and Ruth.
The family suggests memorials to Hillside Village of De Soto, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at www.rumsey-yost.com.