(1921 - 2011)
Published in The Desert Sun on April 13, 2011
Critch passed away
April 6, 2011 at Eisenhower Medical Center. He was born June 5, 1921,
in Haxtun, Colo. The family moved to Riverside, Calif. in 1927. He graduated
from Poly High School and worked with his father in their family barbershop.
He attended Redlands University where he served as Student Body President.
During WWII he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and completed his education courtesy
of the Navy V-12 program at Northwestern University. He was commissioned
an Ensign in the Navy and later achieved the rank of Lieutenant.
He is survived by wife, Linda; son, Tye Critchlow; stepsons Scott and
Craig (Bethany) Caddow; grandchildren, Robert Boniface, Justin, Julia,
and Jeffery Caddow. His first wife, Shirley and daughter, Terri Boniface
preceded him in death.
Donations may be made to Junior PGA Tour c/o SCPGA Foundation, 36201 Champions
Drive, Beaumont, CA 92223 attn: Kristine; or Eisenhower Medical Center
Foundation, 39000 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA 92270.