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Lloyd R. Crosby, 73, who worked at Harrison Radiator Division of General Motors Corp. as an assembler for 23 years, died Thursday (Feb. 22, 2001) in his home after a brief illness.

He was born in Buffalo and retired in 1992 from Harrison.

Crosby served in the U.S. Army during World War II with the 865th Anti-Aircraft Weapons Battalion in Korea.

He was a member and treasurer of the Frontier Pigeon Club, Buffalo, and a member of Post 1451, American Legion, Wheatfield.

He was an outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his wife, the former Carol Steblein; two sons, Gerald L. and John R., both of Middleport; a daughter, Charella of Buffalo; three stepsons, John Steblein of Charleston, S.C., and Karl and Joel Steblein, both of Lockport; a stepdaughter, Debra Ganshaw of Wilson; a brother, Harold R. of Gasport; two sisters, Doris Gaskill of Dundee, Mich., and Eileen Rizzo of Long Island; 19 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Sherrie-Bream Funeral Home, 4521 Main St., Gasport. Burial will be in Hartland Central Cemetery, Gasport.

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