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Sympathy Notice: Geoffrey S. Kruse-Safford

Posted: July 7 2020 at 09:49 AM

Mr. Geoffrey S. Kruse-Safford, spouse of clergy member Rev. Lisa Anne Kruse-Safford of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020, at age 54.

Rev. Lisa Kruse-Safford is currently appointed to Crystal Lake: First. Prior to this appointment, she served the Rockford District as Superintendent for seven years. Her other previous appointments included Elgin: Cornerstone as well as a three-point charge, Poplar Grove/ Blaine/Hunter, and before that La Moille: Community.

An outdoor visitation will be held on Saturday, July 11, from 9 am until 12 noon at First Church, 236 W. Crystal Lake Ave, Crystal Lake, IL. Social distancing and masks will be a shared practice. A private family funeral service will be held at 1:30 pm, where it will be live-streamed on YouTube:

Interment will be private.

Geoffrey was a lifelong United Methodist who believed in tithing. In lieu of flowers, donations for an endowment fund may be made to First Church, 236 W. Crystal Lake Ave, Crystal Lake, IL 60014. This donation will leave a legacy of his faithfulness.

Messages of condolences may be sent to the Kruse-Safford family:

Rev. Lisa Anne Kruse-Safford
380 Ridge Ave.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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