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“Sarah was one of my very few students whom I have remembered well. There is nothing I can add to the tributes and reminiscences she has received by...Read More »
1 of 52 | Posted by: PERICLES B. GEORGES (Assoc. Prof. History, Emeritus)T - IL

“Words do not do justice to the sense of loss we feel today. Sarah was a bright shining star that came into my life a few years ago. A star I learned...Read More »
2 of 52 | Posted by: Donald W. Young II - Hammondsport, NY

“When we think of and remember Sarah, we have to think of you, Mary and Frank, her dear sister and brother, dear friends and neighbors, all...Read More »
3 of 52 | Posted by: Barbara and Eric Winkelman - MI

“My thoughts and prayers to you all. ”
4 of 52 | Posted by: Rhonda Copp - Fremont, NH

“Sarah was a beautiful light taken from us way too soon. My prayers and thoughts are with the Crane family. Sarah was my roommate freshman year at...Read More »
5 of 52 | Posted by: Heather Lindemann - Denver, CO

“My thoughts are with Sarah and her family during this difficult time. I will always love and appreciate Sarah for the warmth and energy she brought...Read More »
6 of 52 | Posted by: Kelley Cook - Boston, MA

“I only met Sarah on the road a few times when we worked colleges fairs. She immediately made an impact on me on how energetic and friendly she was....Read More »
7 of 52 | Posted by: Michael Hayes - Manchester, NH

“to the crane family: i was heartbroken to hear about sarah-and my thoughts and prayers are with your family right now-i graduated from lake forest...Read More »
8 of 52 | Posted by: alyssa drury - austin, TX

“I'm so very sorry to hear about your loss. I didn't know Sarah for very long, but in the short time I did know her, I could tell how special she was....Read More »
9 of 52 | Posted by: Matt ONeil - MA

“Dear Mr. & Mrs. Crane and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I feel truly blessed to have known Sarah and called her a dear friend. Sarah was an...Read More »
10 of 52 | Posted by: Mary Beth Lovejoy - Charlestown, MA

“I first met Sarah on the train before she had purchased her condo in Brentwood. We became good friends and always shared a seat when possible. I have...Read More »
11 of 52 | Posted by: Phillip Comeau - Newbury, MA

“We are so sad to hear this news. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We hope you find some peace in this time of sadness. Matt and Mary Ailis...Read More »
12 of 52 | Posted by: Mary Ailis Aiken - VA

“It is truly hard to put into words how sorry I am about Sarah's passing. She was someone who touched everyone she knew. I so admired the courage and...Read More »
13 of 52 | Posted by: Karen Britton - Cambridge, MA

“Sarah was a wonderful person and a passionate admission counselor. I consider myself lucky to have known her. She will be missed. ”
14 of 52 | Posted by: Jill Teeters - Manchester, NH

“Dear Mary & Frank - We have missed seeing you and Sarah on Thoreson Road this summer. She will always be here. Our deepest sympathy to your family....Read More »
15 of 52 | Posted by: Betsy Wagner - MI

“Sarah was such a dynamic individual and a great person to work with. I feel so lucky to have gotten to know her. I am so sorry for your loss. ”
16 of 52 | Posted by: Meaghan - Durham, NC

“I worked with Sarah in my role as an academic department head at Wentworth. She always was very calm, professional, easy to work with and caring. I...Read More »
17 of 52 | Posted by: John Russo - Fitchburg, MA

“Although I only knew Sarah through our connection to NETA, she was most certainly a bright light in support of transfer admissions. I will most...Read More »
18 of 52 | Posted by: Joanne Robertson - Wallingford, CT

“I am so sorry that you lost your beautiful daughter Sara, but we know she is in a place of love and comfort. Jeanine Dean ”
19 of 52 | Posted by: Jeanine Dean - Empire,, ID

“I still walk by Sarah’s office everyday here at Wentworth and miss seeing her smiling face! No matter what type of day it was Sarah glowed with...Read More »
20 of 52 | Posted by: Vanessa Foote Ferreira - Boston, MA

“I'm very sorry for your loss. I really enjoyed getting to know Sarah through NETA and will miss her greatly. ”
21 of 52 | Posted by: Rob Bahny - West Wardsboro, VT

“My condolences to Sarah's family. Sarah was an amazing person and she was such a postive person to be around. I always loved having conversations...Read More »
22 of 52 | Posted by: Christopher Wystepek - MA

“Sarah was like my 3rd daughter - so proud of her and her shining personality. Sarah was an amazing woman who you just wate to know and say hi good...Read More »
23 of 52 | Posted by: Darlene Lipp - Hampton Falls, NH

“To the Crane Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you. I worked with Sarah at WIT and enjoyed our time...Read More »
24 of 52 | Posted by: Shelle Riehl - Olympia, WA

“Sarah was an amazing person to know and I am so glad I was able to have her be a part of my life. ”
25 of 52 | Posted by: Christine Wright - Boston, MA

“I want to express my deepest sympathy to the Crane family. Sarah always spoke so lovingly about you. She was a joy to work with - calm and caring,...Read More »
26 of 52 | Posted by: Kathleen Lynch - Franklin, MA

“I just heard! I worked with Sarah at Curry College. She was a very sweet wonderful person. My thoughts and prayers to the entire Crane family. She...Read More »
27 of 52 | Posted by: Tina Maxwell Gaynor - Norton, MA

“To the Crane Family- I am so deeply sorry for your loss. Sarah was one of the those people you met and never forgot. My deepest sympathies ”
28 of 52 | Posted by: Tammy Tedeschi - Hanover, MA

“There are some people that come into our lives for a reason; some people that we are simply lucky and blessed to know and Sarah was one of those...Read More »
29 of 52 | Posted by: Ashley Shinay - South Portland, ME

“I find that trying to talk about Sarah in 1,000 characters is impossible. I can't explain how much respect, love, and admiration I have for this...Read More »
30 of 52 | Posted by: Lark Rissetto - Brookline, MA

“I had the pleasure of knowing Sarah and of having her as my RA while attending Suffolk University. She was kind, understanding and always gave her...Read More »
31 of 52 | Posted by: Nathan Gamache - Boston, MA

“To The Crane Family. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time as they have been with you through Sarah's long ordeal. A new shining star is now in...Read More »
32 of 52 | Posted by: Bill & Noreen Johnson - Fremont, NH

“Sarah was my RA at Suffolk back in 2003/2004. She was an amazing person who certainly helped me out a lot that year. We developed a tight group on...Read More »
33 of 52 | Posted by: Jon Spina - Houston, TX

“Sarah will be greatly missed by all. She touched all of our lives in some special way. Sarah never let this illness get her down even when it...Read More »
34 of 52 | Posted by: Thomas Brawely - Tewksbury, MA

“I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
35 of 52 | Posted by: Mollie Bullock - Exeter, NH

“Sarah will forever be one of the nicest people one could encounter in life. She had the gift of being both calm and enthusiastic at the same time,...Read More »
36 of 52 | Posted by: Phil Bernard - Cambridge, MA

“I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
37 of 52 | Posted by: Mollie Bullock - Exeter, NH

“I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
38 of 52 | Posted by: Mollie Bullock - Exeter, NH

“I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
39 of 52 | Posted by: Mollie Bullock - Exeter, NH

“I am so, so sorry for your loss. The great love that you had for Sarah was very evident when you shared dinner at Pimentos. ”
40 of 52 | Posted by: Jane Kiernan - Exeter, NH

“Sarah was a beautiful person both inside and out. She was a wonderful person to work with and I will treasure the memories I have of her. My thoughts...Read More »
41 of 52 | Posted by: Courtney - Norton, MA

“To Sarah's Family: As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of...Read More »
42 of 52 | Posted by: Dina Anderson - San Mateo, CA

“Sarah is one of the most compassionate, generous and kind-hearted individuals I have ever met. There hasn’t been a time I’ve seen her...Read More »
43 of 52 | Posted by: Elaine Khorn Mom - Lynn, MA

“To Sarah, I miss you so very much. You are and always will be my best friend, mentor and sister. We have gone throught a great deal together....Read More »
44 of 52 | Posted by: Karrie Capasso-Sullivan - MA

“I'm going to miss you Sarah. Even if we didn't see each other outside of work, I was always happy to run into you at North Station and take the train...Read More »
45 of 52 | Posted by: traci-ann disalvatore - fitchburg, MA

“Simply put, Sarah was one of the absolute best friends I will ever have in this life. The numerous memories of our friendship will serve as welcomed...Read More »
46 of 52 | Posted by: D.J. Moore - Boston, MA

“I worked with Sarah at Wentworth. She was always upbeat and enthusiastic. She was incredibly devoted to her position, the students, her staff and...Read More »
47 of 52 | Posted by: Susan Morin - Somerville, MA

“When I first met Sarah at a meeting for first year students, the first thing I noticed was how beautiful she was. Not just on the outside, because...Read More »
48 of 52 | Posted by: Gloria Monaghan - Braintree, MA

“I worked with Sarah at Suffolk University. She was a wonderful person. I will always remember her smile and her sense of humor. Her passion for her...Read More »
49 of 52 | Posted by: Diane Wise - Topsfield, MA

“To the Crane family, I am deeply sorry for your loss. Sarah was a beautiful spirit and person -- both inside and out. I am grateful to have known her...Read More »
50 of 52 | Posted by: Georgiana Chevry - Medford, MA

“Sarah and I were RA's at Suffolk University. She was such a wonderful person, always a kind word and a smile that lit up her whole being. "In...Read More »
51 of 52 | Posted by: Tracy M McElroy - Falls Church, VA

“To The Crane Family - I am so very sorry for your loss. Sarah was a wonderful woman and I loved working with her. She had a great sense of humor,...Read More »
52 of 52 | Posted by: Maureen Wark - Salem, MA


Dateline-Brentwood, NH Sarah Elizabeth Crane of Brentwood, NH was born July 28, 1972 in Buffalo, NY and died August 25, 2011 in Boston, MA. She formerly resided in western NY, southern CT, eastern MA, and Seacoast NH. One of her greatest joys was spending summers with family in Glen Arbor, MI. Sarah was a graduate of the Moses Brown School (Providence, RI), Lake Forest College (Lake Forest, Ill), and Suffolk University (Boston, MA) where she received her MA in Higher Education Administration. Passionate about her career in college admissions, she was the Associate Director of Admissions at the Wentworth Institute of Technology (Boston, MA) and a Board Member as well as the Chairman of the Membership Committee for NETA (New England Transfer Association) at the time of her death. Throughout her 39 years, Sarah spent as much time as she could arrange at the family cottage off Thoreson Rd. in Glen Arbor Township. While an undergraduate at the Lake Forest College, she worked summers in Glen Arbor and in Leland.Sarah is survived by her entire family. She was the beloved daughter of Mary Watkins Crane and Frank S. Crane III (of East Kingston, NH), cherished sister of Frank S. Crane IV and his wife Caroline (of Staten Island, NY) and Abigail Crane and her husband David Goldman (of Scarsdale, NY). Sarah was a devoted aunt to Claire and Charlie Crane, and Samuel and Benjamin Goldman. Sarah's life will be celebrated in a memorial service on the afternoon of Sunday, October 9th at 3:00 PM at the Exeter Congregationalist Church in Exeter, NH. Interment will take place in Leelanau County, MI. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests Sarah's wishes be honored and that donations be made to The Donald Lawrence, MD Melanoma Research Fund at MGH mailed to Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Yawkey Center 9E, Boston, MA 02114. To sign on line guest book, please visit www.brewittfuneralhome.com

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