Obituary of Steven Edward Crouse
Steven Edward Crouse, age 57, of 13181 Ladybank Lane, Herndon, Virginia, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019. Steve was born in June 1961, to Harold and Beverly Crouse. Steve graduated from St. Mary’s Ryken High School in 1979, where he ran track and played soccer. Steve went on to proudly serve in our United States Air Force for 20 years. While Steve was enlisted, he also attained a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Rollins College and received many awards, including the Air Force Achievement Medal, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal and the Humanitarian Service Medal. Once retiring from the Air Force, he spent his career dedicated to ensuring our country’s safety and security through employment on the civilian side. Along the way, Steve met the love of his life, Robyn, who he then married and started a family with. Steve will be remembered for his infectious personality, incredible laugh, bright smile, dedication to service, love of the Indianapolis Colts and the Washington Capitals, and ultimately, his kindness and compassion for others. He is survived by his wife, Robyn; daughter, Brittany; mother, Beverly; brother, David; sister, Susan; four nieces, Kim, Trina, Madison, and Riley; four nephews, Tony, Sam, Jake, and Trevor; in-laws, John, Deanna, Karri, Brian, and Paula; as well as countless amounts of friends. Family, friends, and others whose lives Steve touched are invited to the Adams-Green Funeral Home, 721 Elden Street, Herndon, Virginia, Saturday, February 2nd, 2019, to reminisce, grieve, and support each other. The viewing will be from 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M, and the memorial service from 2:00 P.M – 3:00 P.M. After the service, please join us from 3:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. for a celebration of life ceremony at The Bungalow (13891 Metrotech Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151).
Steve's final resting place will be inurnment at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date yet to be determined.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made in Steve’s name to any of the following charities: The American Heart Association (www.donatenow.heart.org), The Gary Sinise Foundation (garysinisefoundation.org), or the Homeless Animals Rescue Team (HART) (hart90.org), all of which are charities that were important to Steve.
If you are traveling out of town, nearby hotels include the Hyatt House (467 Herndon Pkwy, Herndon, VA 20170), Residence Inn Marriott (315 Elden St, Herndon, VA 20170), and Hampton Inn and Suites (435 Herndon Pkwy, Herndon, VA 20170).