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John Cornelius Crean
Birth: Jul. 4, 1925
Wells County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 2007
Santa Ana Heights
Orange County
California, USA

Philanthropist, Entrepreneur. Founded Fleetwood Enterprises manufactured housing company that became an industry leader and later becoming a large producer of recreational vehicles. His humor and limitless generosity was widely known and he often opened his Newport Beach home to host charity events. He also made large donations to the Crystal Cathedral, Hoag Hospital, the Orange County GOP as well as a long list of other charities. After his retirement in 1992 he hosted the Television cooking show, "At Home on the Range," which ran for ten years. He published his autobiography, "The Wheel & I" in 2000. Crean died of congestive heart failure at age 81. (bio by: Elizabeth Reed) 
Cathedral Memorial Gardens
Garden Grove
Orange County
California, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Jan 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17592388
John Cornelius Crean
Added by: Elizabeth Reed
John Cornelius Crean
Added by: Graving Queen of the OC
John Cornelius Crean
Added by: Graving Queen of the OC
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THANK YOU for giving so much to so many. I felt I knew you through your cooking show (so fun!), though I know you accomplished much more than that in your life. God bless your family. RIP, Mr. Crean.
- Maggie Kelly
 Added: Sep. 21, 2016

- Bling Blinky of TEXAS
 Added: May. 26, 2015

- R I P
 Added: Apr. 4, 2015
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