Mary Crawford

Mary Crawford

1940 - 2012

Mary Louise Crawford, RN, Biofeedback therapist, activist for quality night lighting, and mother of three, passed away in Carlsbad CA on November 6, 2012. Born in Akron, OH Mary spent most of her adult life in Tucson, AZ where she first worked as a cardiac nurse at University Medical Center. Afterwards she ran her own biofeedback therapist practice and more recently served as volunteer, treasurer, and board member for the International Dark-Sky Association. She was also active in the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America and the CIE lighting organization.

Mary had a love for many things including travel, the ocean, fishing, hats, playing cards, and the color purple. Mary is survived by husband of 50 years: David Crawford, three daughters: Christine Glanz, Deborah Crawford, Lisa Bruhn, and seven grandchildren. Mary was a kid at heart, loved to laugh, and enjoyed life to the fullest. All who knew and loved her will miss this compassionate, caring woman. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in her honor to The Elizabeth Hospice: https://donate.elizabethhospice.org/form. A Celebration of Mary’s Life will be held in March in Tucson AZ. Please contact Mary’s daughter Lisa Bruhn at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.