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Thursday, February 13, 2020

David Offley Crewe-Read 1944-2020

_. David Offley Crewe-Read died 31 January, 2020. He was 75. He was a scion of the Crewe landed family from whom descended the now extinct Marquesses of Crewe.

He was born in 1944, a son of Colonel John Offley Crewe-Read [1908-], by his wife the former Hon Diana Wroughton Robins [died 2007], daughter of the 1st [and last] Baron Robins [1884-1962].

He married firstly, Elizabeth Jane Dyer, by whom he had issue, Caspian, Daniel and Gabriella. By his 2nd wife, the former Emma Garton, he had issue, Honey-Bee, Sacha, and Charles.

His eldest daughter, Gabriella, married Toby Grafftey-Smith [died 2017], a founder member of the band Jamiroquai.

A Service of Thanksgiving will take place at the Church of Our Most Holy Redeemer and St Thomas More, Chelsea, 13 March, 2020.

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