Ainsley P. Crawford of Lake Worth Florida, formerly of New Canaan and Darien, passed away on Feb. 26, 2020 in the loving arms of her daughter and son-in-law. She was 92.
She was born Aug. 25, 1927 in Lahore Pakistan, daughter of the late Kenneth and Hortense L’Evine.
Ainsley led a very interesting and full life from the time she was a child. During World War II she was in London, cared for and educated at the Manor House School – Convent of Marie Auxiliatrice.
After the war, she returned to Bombay for a short period of time before moving to the United States, where she met her beloved husband Peter and where they lived a wonderful life for 44 years together before Peter passed away in 1994.
Ainsley’s greatest interest was always her family. She was a devoted wife, deeply caring mother, intelligent, great conversationalist, extremely self-reliant and a wonderful athlete. She enjoyed playing tennis and golf, gardening, antiquing and reading.
Ainsley is predeceased by her dear husband, Peter D. Crawford, and her first-born son, Christopher, and grandson, Dewar. Ainsley is survived by two sons, Peter David Crawford; Donald K. Crawford, his wife Mindy; a daughter Ainsley C. Venner, her husband Raymond; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and a sister, Daphne Kuzmier.
In lieu of flowers, those who wish may donate to the Alzheimers Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington DC. 20090-6011
— an obituary from the All County Funeral Home and Crematory, where online condolences may be left