It is with much sadness to report the passing of Walter Crosson, a local community activist and a true friend of the working man and the labor movement. We encourage our members to attend the memorial service tomorrow (see below for info). Walt’s helped our Local many times in the past and will truly be missed.
Message from Mike Williams, Florida AFL-CIO
Sisters and Brothers,
As a reminder, the memorial for Walter Crosson is this Sunday. See below for the details.
When: Sunday, August 9th, at 3PM-6PM
Where: Fred Hunter’s Funeral Home
Address: 6301 Taft St. Hollywood, FL
Walt Crosson, 70, of Miami passed away July 22, 2015 at Aventura Hospital after a short illness. Walt was a lifetime Miami resident, born August 9, 1944. He graduated from North Miami High School and served in the U.S. Air Force.
Following his discharge, Walt went to work for Florida Power and Light. He retired after over 46 years of service.
Walt was a community and labor activist. He was a member of the IBEW, the Broward County AFL-CIO, the United Way and many other community agencies.
Survivors include Walt’s wife, Dayna; daughter, Rachel and his beloved Maltese companion, Livi. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley Walter and Margaret L. (Keplinger) Crosson.
Walt was laid to rest near his parents at Southern Memorial Park in North Miami, Florida.