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Crystal Crews

Crystal M. Crews, 28, of Troy, Born June 22, 1993 in St. Louis,  and passed away on Sunday, August 8, 2021 in Highland.

Crystal graduated Triad high School class of 2011 and Graduated from SWIC with her Nursing Degree.  She loved her family and enjoyed being with them.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Edith A. Salveson, Marjorie Crews and Marvin Crews; aunt, Tammy Beatman; uncles, Raymond Cheatham Jr. and Mark Cheatham; and several cousins.

Surviving are her parents, Renee (Dave Giger Sr) Crews of Troy, and Larry (Cindy) Crews of Highland; fiancée, Keith Swift of Troy; brother, Michael D. Drozda, Granite City, IL, Kristy (Chad) Troxell of Springfield, David (Sarah Hamm) Giger of Marine; grandfather, Raymond Cheatham of Pontoon Beach, aunts, Debbie Andrews and Kim Ens both of St. Louis; her uncle, Bill (Kim) Crews of Longmont, CO; her dear nephews, cousins and many friends.

Donations may be made to her family for a memorial to be decided at a later date.  Online expressions of sympathy may be made at

Visitation will take place 4 to 7 pm on Friday, August 13, 2021 at Richeson Funeral Home, Troy.

A Celebration of Crystals life will be held at 7 pm on Friday at Richeson Funeral Home, Troy, IL with Rev. Jeff Chamberlain officiating.

Richeson Funeral Home, Troy, was in charge of the arrangements.

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