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Meribah Cloud Crowley, 75, Of Greenwich, Co-Founder Star Spangled Bananas

GREENWICH, Conn. - Meribah Cloud Crowley of Greenwich died July 17. She was 75.

Crowley was born April 30, 1938, in San Jose, Calif., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy N. Cloud. She  attended Sequoia High School in Redwood City, Calif., and graduated from Sarah Lawrence College class of 1959 in Bronxville, N.Y. She lived in New York City in the 1960's.

After becoming a mother, she lived in Henley-on-Thames, England and Mallorca, Spain for six years before moving to Greenwich in 1976. She was the author of a children's Christmas book, "Little Ever" and was also co founder of "Star Spangled Bananas," a novelty toy company with her friend Judy Walker.

Crowley is survived by her daughters, Alison Crowley (Jerry O'Donnell) of Los Angeles, Calif.; Susie (Tom) Kelly, Samantha Crowley Anderlind of Riverside, Meghan (Randall) Dorton of San Clemente, Calif.; seven grandchildren; a niece; and a friend of over 40 years, Judy Walker. She was predeceased by her parents; and sister, Elizabeth Jean Steele.

A private celebration of Crowley’s life will be held in Greenwich, Sunday, August 11.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tower Cancer Research Foundation , 9090 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 350, Beverly Hills, CA 90211. (Please include: In memory of Meribah Cloud Crowley/ For Patient Support Program).

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