Peacefully at home in Ottawa on October 15, 2018, with her adoring family at her side. Pre-deceased by her parents, Edward and Margaret (née Conlin) Crawford, brother Michael (Carolita), Kate leaves behind her beloved husband Douglas, daughter Christine (Blake), son Simon (Wendy), and cherished grandson James.
Fondly remembered by brothers-in-law (Ken and John), sisters-in-law (Jennifer and Meg), their families, her many cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and close friends.
An educator and lover of the arts, she was a proud member and leader of a number of women's associations, as well as an avid participant in several area book clubs.
Friends and relatives can visit with the family at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Ottawa on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. which will be followed by a funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. and reception afterwards. A private burial will take place at Beechwood Cemetery. In memory of Kate, please consider a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society.