Harry J. Crozier Harry ….
Harry J. Crozier
Harry J. Crozier passed away on Aug. 21. He was born in Phoenix, Arizona, and earned his b a che l o r ’s and master’s degrees at Arizona State Universutyt. He had a long career in the U.S. Air Force, serving as a pilot with 36 missions flown in the European Theater of World War II.
His 33 years in the Air Force also included work as an ROTC pilot instructor in Queens College (New York), a personnel officer in the Korean War, and a transport pilot in the Vietnam War. He flew the last transport plane carrying out Vietnamese refugees at the end of the war, before retiring honorably in 1975 as a lieutenant colonel.
Throughout his life, Harry loved reading at the library; watching/riding trains; and keeping interests in history, aviation and finance. He had a kind, calm and friendly demeanor, with a persistent sense of humor that made him instantly likeable by all who met him.
Harry was a loving and irreplaceable husband and father. He is survived by his wife, Mei; two children; three grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren. He is forever loved and at peace. Services will be held at Los Angeles National Cemetery on Monday, Sept. 27, at 2 p.m.