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Edwin Beck

February 27, 1937 — April 28, 2024


Edwin D. Beck, age 87, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 28, 2024 in his home in Crawfordsville. He was born on February 27, 1937 in Scranton, PA to the late Howard and Edith (Bryden) Beck.

He was a graduate of West Scranton High School, Class of 1955, where he was a three-sport athlete. Edwin married his childhood sweetheart, Barbara Ann Bailey, on August 23, 1958, spending 64 loving years together until her passing in 2023. In 1960, Edwin and Barbara moved to Milford, CT, where they raised their family. He worked at Borden Dairy in Stratford, CT for over 26 years, retiring in 1980 when the plant closed. After retirement, Edwin and Barbara moved to Spring Hill, Florida where he worked in real estate. In 2002, they moved to Crawfordsville to be close to family.

Edwin enjoyed golfing and tinkering around the house and garage. He attended First United Methodist Church in Crawfordsville. Edwin was wonderful father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by his family.

Edwin is survived by his three children, Richard (Juli) Beck, Brian Beck and Laurie-Ann Peck; six grandchildren, Daniel (Mille), Andrew (Ally), Brianna (Jason), Brandon (Katie), Zachary and Bryden; and three great-grandchildren, Peyton, Lowen and Silas. He will also be missed by his loyal friends, Milton Hartman and Jennifer Gardner.

Cremation was chosen with a private Celebration of Life to be held at Fort Trumbull Beach in Milford, CT. Sanders Priebe Funeral Care is entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences at

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