Mary Sue Crane1962 ~ 2011It is with sad hearts that the Crane family announces the passing of Mary Sue Crane on December 31st, 2011 after a valiant fight against a short illness at the age of 49. Mary was born June 2, 1962 in Salt Lake City to William K. and Lois B. Crane. Though Mary had some special challenges she overcame each obstacle in life with a fighter's spirit and lived her life to its fullest. Mary graduated from Skyline High School and went to work at The Work Activity Center where she was a contract worker for 25 years. In her last assignment at Utah Medical, she was a lead in her work group. She was a very active participant in Special Olympics for many years, medaling in several events including the 100 meter walk, bowling and bocce. She won several gold, silver and bronze medals in all three events. She loved to shop, get her nails done and visit the Hogle Zoo with family and friends and was an active member of the Mount Olympus Presbyterian Church, where she frequently was the usher for services. She had an eye for men in uniform and supported all branches of our armed forces. Her wish was that our troops would come home for Christmas this year. She will reunite in heaven with her Mother, Aunt Gail Ray, Uncle Allen Goodale and Aunt Zoe Goodale, Maternal Grandmother Clair B. Moyer and Grandfather Roy D. Moyer, Paternal Grandmother Reta Crane and Grandfather George Crane. Left behind is her Father, big sister Victoria Lee (Crane) Steger and her brother in law Peter S. Steger, little brother Peter David Crane and her "other brother" Blair T. Lewis as well as her Aunt Marcia Winterhouse, several cousins and many, many friends. Mary was a bright spot in many people's lives and will leave behind a legacy of love and friendship that we will all cherish. A Memorial Celebration will be held 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 7th at Mount Olympus Presbyterian Church located at 3280 E 3900 S, Holladay.