Wayne Scott Crawford died at 11:26 p.m., April 14, 2014, in the Hospice Wing of Baton Rouge General Hospital. He was 85 years old. He was born June 28, 1928, to Howard Nathan Crawford and Claudia Fields Crawford. He had one brother and four sisters, all of which predeceased him.
He grew up in Hallsville, Texas, and Shreveport attended Chamberlin Hunt Military Academy in Vicksburg, Miss. and graduated with a degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.