Crizer, Richard Orpin, a 50 year resident of the South Bay, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2008 in Torrance. Born in Los Angeles, CA, Richard was 87 when he died. Richard had served in the Navy during World War II. Richard was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, being Treasurer there for 19 years. He was a fan of Trojan football. Dick is survived by his Wife of 57 years, Ruth Crizer of Hawthorne, CA; Daughter, Marilyn (Jeff) Lowe of Hawthorne, CA; Son, Gary Crizer of Hawthorne, CA; Daughter, Linda (Douglas) Morrow of Thousand Oaks, CA; and Grandchildren Scott Lowe, Lauren Lowe, Kevin Morrow, and Christopher Morrow. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Audrey and Thomas Crizer, and his Brother, Robin. The Service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawthorne on Saturday January 19, 2008 at 11am. Burial will follow at Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church.

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  1. Our prayers are with you, Ruthie, Linda & Doug, Marilyn & Jeff and all the grandkids. We’re sorry that we can’t be there for the services this weekend, but know that we’ll be thinking of you. Uncle Dick, my August 20th birthday buddy, will be missed. Much love, Evelyn & Chris

  2. Ruthie, Marilyn, Gary, & Linda and families: We all wish we could have been there with all of you today. Dick was a special person and touched all our lives. We miss him and our prayers are with all of you at this sad time and always. Your family is on a prayer list at church also. We will talk to you soon. Love & Prayers, Forrest & Laura, Dolores & Gene, Marian & Paul, and Helen

  3. I have happy memories of Dick & Ruth. I was the ring bearer at their wedding, and as a kid, I got to stay in their 1st home. Dick was fun to be around with his dry sense of humor. I wish we could have visited more often after moving north. We will miss him. Love, Paul & Family

  4. Dear Ruth, Marilyn and Linda (and family): We were sorry to hear about Dick’s passing and are thinking of you during this sad time. Love from Mark & Sue (and Jenna & Emily)

  5. I didn’t know Richard but would like to share something from God’s word: “those who know Your name will trust in You, for You, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you” – Psalm 9:10 May you find comfort in the memory of Richard and in these words. God Bless you all…….Rachel Perez

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