Mrs. Crolius Dies; Titanic Survivor

Mrs. Crolius Dies; Titanic Survivor

Evening Bulletin

Mrs. Olive Potter Crolius, widow of Allen Crolius, died Monday at her home in Alden Park Manor, Germantown. She was 70.

Mrs. Crolius and her mother, the late Mrs. Thomas Potter, Jr., were survivors of the sinking of the Titanic off the Grand Banks in 1912 after it struck an iceberg.

Her mother, who died January 1, 1954, received the Gimbel Award in 1939 for her work with the Red Cross.

Mrs. Crolius, too, had been active in Red Cross work.

She was graduated from Briarcliffe College.

Surviving are two sons, Thomas Potter Crolius, of Westport, Conn., and Allen Potter Crolius, of Bonn, Germany.

Services were held today at Kirk & Nice, 6301 Germantown av.

Related Biographies:
Olive Earnshaw
Lily Alexenia Potter

Contributor
Mark Baber
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