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Crecelius, Ron


biographical statement

Ron Crecelius was born on March 3, 1921 in Columbus, Indiana. In 1947, he married his college sweetheart, Divonna, and in 1948 he graduated from George Fox. He was a member of the Four Flats Quartet. In 1955 he received a masters degree from Western Evangelical Seminary. He was later granted an honorary doctor of divinity degree from Western Evangelical Seminary in 1981. In 1956, he, along with the other Four Flats members, joined World Vision to serve on missions trips in Asia and the United States. He was the chaplain at George Fox College for 14 years, retiring in 1985. He was chosen as one of the graduation speakers for the 1985 graduation ceremony. Before his time at Fox, Crecelius pastored churches in Oregon, Washington, and California. He was pastor and director of admissions at Brown Military Academy in California. Crecelius also served as chaplain to the Civil Air Patrol from 1962. He passed away on October 21, 2005.

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Olympics Hat

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 97-003
Dates: Event: [Dates in YYYY-YYYY format]

The Four Flats records

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Legacy.793

The Four Flats Reunion DVD

 Unprocessed Material — item: 2014.05
Identifier: 2014.05
Dates: January 3, 1984; Majority of material found in 1984 - 1984

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Unprocessed Material 14
Collection 1
Music 3
Performing Arts 3
Alumnae and alumni 2
Colleges and Universities 2
Missionaries 2
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