Cartwright Funeral Homes


CRAWFORD, Richard J. “Rich”, of Braintree, formerly of Holbrook, passed away peacefully, on January 14, 2023, at the age of 75. Born in Cambridge, Rich grew up in Holbrook and graduated from Holbrook High School. He then went on to earn his Bachelor’s degree from The University of Massachusetts – Boston. Rich began his career at Delta Airlines at Boston’s Logan Airport. Rich later worked as a marketing executive for AT&T in New Jersey. Upon retirement Rich returned to Massachusetts and focused much of his time on his property management company, Crawford & Company (CCO). A devoted son, godfather and friend, Rich will be sorely missed by all who were blessed to have known him. Rich was the son of the late Ernest and Alice (LaPointe) Crawford. Dear godfather of John and his wife Nicole Buckley of Bellingham, Jason Buckley of Everett and Christopher W. Groff of Raleigh, North Carolina. Cherished friend of Jack and Jessica Buckley of Holbrook, Christopher and Kristen Groff of Raleigh, Barbara Langstone and her late husband Tom of Holbrook, and Debbie Simonds and her late husband Frank of Stoughton. Also survived by many cousins and friends. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, January 19th, from 4:00 – 7:00 PM in the Cartwright Funeral Home, 68 So. Franklin St. (RT. 37), Holbrook. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 20th, at 11:00 AM in the Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. For directions or to leave a sympathy message for the family, please visit

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