Richard Crumback, 90, dies; lifelong career spent in the auto business

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Richard Crumback

NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WANE) Richard “Rich” Crumback who spent his entire career in the auto business has passed away at the age of 90. 

According to an obituary on, Crumback died Sunday surrounded by loved ones.

Crumback was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  After serving in the Korean War, he began began his career in the auto business, eventually becoming an auto dealer for over 50 years.  

Funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Harper’s Community Funeral Home, 740 State Road 930 East, New Haven. Pastor Kris McPherson officiating. Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne.

Preferred memorials may be made to The National Amateur Baseball Federation / NABF Scholarship Fund, PO Box 705, Bowie, MD 20718-0705. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at the Cedars and Heartland Hospice for their compassionate care. To share online condolences, visit

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