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Shawnee resident Brian Allen Crawford, 18, departed this life on Wednesday, April 27, in Meeker. He was born March 23, 1987, in Albuquerque, N.M., to Kenneth Rae and Anna Marie (Novotny) Crawford. Brian was very active in baseball, football and basketball. He was dedicated to the music program where he played baritone, was on the drum line and played guitar in the jazz band. His individual music awards include membership in OBU Honor Band, state qualifier in percussion ensemble, state solo qualifier and state brass ensemble qualifier twice. He was a very independent person, a motivator, mentor and big brother to all. Brian was a member of the National Honor Society, FCA and Youth Alive. He was preceded in death by one aunt, Robin Crawford, who died as an infant. Brian is survived by his parents, Kenneth and Anna Crawford of Shawnee; two brothers, Brad and Bryce Crawford, of the home; grandparents, Frank and Doris Novotny of Meeker, Cheryl Crawford of Prague, and George and Cindy Crawford of Luther; great-grandmothers, Wilma White of Prague and Faye Buchanon of Choctaw; aunts and uncles, Kay and Jon Pruitt of Shawnee, Michael and Leslie Novotny of Del City, and Tina and Wayne Pullen of Prague; special friend, Cayla Coker of Prague; numerous other relatives and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Shawnee with the Rev. Maurus Jaeb, O.S.B, and the Rev. Joachim Spexarth, O.S.B. officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Shawnee. Services are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service of Prague.