CRABTREE, DONALD LANE; age 79; passed away at home surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband, soul mate and best friend of Marietta for 51 cherished years. Proud and loving father of Brian and Carolyn; dearest brother of Richard (Dolores) and the late Evelyn; dear uncle of Debra (Al) Reed, Kathleen Barduca, Jennifer (Gordy) Lewis, and Paul (Veronica) Crabtree; great uncle of Benjamin, Cassandra and Carly. Served his country as a sergeant in the Marine Corps- Crew Chief in charge of the Amphibious Landing Craft (AMTRAK) guarding the American Embassy in Lebanon. Retired Senior Automotive Design Engineer for GM after 38 years of loyal service, Active in the community as an assistant Scout Master for Boy Scout Troop 156 of Shelby Twp. and avid hockey player for 60 years. Visitation Friday 3 to 9 p.m. Funeral Saturday, 10 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Twp.) 54880 VanDyke @ 25 Mile Rd. Entombment Guardian Angel Cemetery. Donations to Beaumont Foundation Hospice are greatly appreciated. Share memories with the family at their “On-Line Guest Book” @ WujekCalcaterra.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Dec. 31, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 2 "Lifting all of you up in our prayers. Sending much love your..."- Carrie, Jason and Kyle Brown"May we continue to honor and respect all the lessons we have..."- The Wujek-Calcaterra Family Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Donald Crabtree Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Donald Crabtree Add a photo +