Crandall Martin DeGroff, a lifelong Perry resident and former administrator with Champion Products, died Monday in Wyoming County Community Hospital, Warsaw, after a brief illness. He was 90.
Born in Perry, Mr. DeGroff graduated from Perry High School in 1934. He served as a supervisor and administrator with Champion Products in Perry for 41 years until retiring in 1977.
He was a member and former elder of Brick Presbyterian Church. He also was a member of Constellation Lodge No. 404, Free & Accepted Masons; past patron and district lecturer of Order of the Eastern Star; former member of the Loyal Order of Moose in Batavia; Perry volunteer fire chief from 1946 to 1948; member of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Association; and former Castile town councilman.
He enjoyed golfing.
His wife, Harriet M. Clark DeGroff, died in 1987. He is survived by a son, Ronald M. of Webster; a daughter, Melissa A. Murphy of Perry; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, 98 N. Main St., Perry. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Perry.