Georgia Crampton

Obituary of Georgia Ronan Crampton

Early in the morning of March 25th Georgia went "...Gently into that good night." She was preceded in death by four sisters: Carol Ronan, Rose Halpern, Marguerite Haas, Mary Kohner and by her husband of over sixty years, John A. Crampton. She is survived by one brother, John Ronan, nieces and nephews, and many friends at Terwilliger Plaza in Portland, Oregon where she lived for the last 25 years.  

Georgia was a graduate of Enterprise one room school, Lewiston High School and the college of St Theresa in Minnesota and received her PHD from Marylhurst College in Eugene, Oregon.  She was a professor of English literature, specializing in Medieval studies studies at Portland State University for many years.  Alert and intellectual until her very last days, Georgia died with the heart of a poet.

Georgia's funeral and internment will take place at the church of her church of her childhood, St Rose of Lima Catholic Church and Cemetery in Lewiston, Minnesota at 11:00 AM on April 22nd.

Memorial donations should be directed to The Carter Center, 453 John Lewis Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307

Funeral Arrangements by Corwn Memorial Center of Portland, Oregon

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