Dec. 29, 1941 - March 15, 1945
Charter Member of "America's Greatest Generation"
Albert (Cleo) Crabtree passed away Feb. 2, 2001 at 4:00 pm after a gallant fight with asbestosis. I am going to miss him very much. My heart and soul goes out to his family and friends, this was a GREAT man...
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|Albert Crabtree & D. Giordano||Albert
Blazejewski (in the car)&
Albert Blazejewski &
|Ben Burris, Albert Blazejewski||Albert Crabtree & Shapiro|
|???||Albert Crabtree||Albert Crabtree|
|Albert Blazejewski||Ben Burris|
|Geridono, D. Leavitt, Al Crabtree||Tailor Shop at San Bruno, CA 1945||Tailor Shop,
DW Givens, SM Missnirt, AC Crabtree, C. Hernandez, EJ Donnely, J Jarvis. Al was acting MAA at the base but worked in the tailor shop.
|Goff and ???, 2nd Division||J.E. Cook 2nd Division||??? & ??? 2nd Division 43-45|
|William (Bill) Mitchell, 1st division 41-43. Bill & Albert were school mates & joined the Navy together in Melrose, NM, Nov. 1941||C.B. Cates, 2nd Division Officer||C. B. Cates & ??? 2nd Division officers, 42-45|
|Captains Inspection, 2nd Division, 1944||Captains Inspection, 2nd Division, 1942 at Pearl Harbor||???, but was from Lynn, Mass. 2nd Division 1942|
|Captains Inspection, 2nd Division, 1944. Front row, L-R, Cook, Goff, ???||??? 2nd Division 43-45||Jarvis, Donnelly, Missnirt, & Crabtree|
|Leo and Albert (Cleo) Crabtree, Twins, in Vallejo, CA. 1945|
|Phyllis with Donna and Albert holding Wanda in the Sonoma Plaza in 1952||Albert & Phyllis Crabtree, Aug. 22, 1947, Santa Rosa, CA, Wedding picture of Albert & Phyllis on their 50th Anniversary, 1997||Wanda and Albert (Cleo) on the farm in 1956|
|Phyllis and Wanda||His Daughters Wanda & Donna||
This is Cleo and me in December of 2000
|Cleo's Brother, Jay|
I want to thank Phyllis, Wanda, Donna, Al and all of Cleo's wonderful family and friends for making my father and I feel at home. We are all going miss Cleo, he was a great man and an American Hero.