The Merced Express, Friday, Dec 12, 1924, front page


Dr. Perry Crandall, a well known retired physician of this county passed away early Thursday morning at the home of his son, C.C. Crandall, in British

Colony, death resulting from general debility due to the infirmities of old age. Dr. Crandall was a native of Ohio, aged 81 years, and was engaged in the

practice of his profession for over twenty years. He retired in 1904 and came to California, settling in British Colony, near this city, where he resided

until the time of his death, respected and esteemed by all who knew him.

He leaves his widow, a son, C.C. Crandall, local mail carrier; a daughter, Mrs. R.S. Weaver of this city; and a sister, who resides in Aurora, Illinois.

Funeral services will be held at the chapel of Welch and Griffin tomorrow  Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with Rev. Richard Brown of the Christian

Church and Rev. D.C. Williams of Bethel M.E. Church officiating. Interment will be in the Masonic cemetery.


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