Walter Crawford passes away

Walter Crawford in 2008. (Photograph by Brian Hopkins)
Walter Crawford in 2008. (Photograph by Brian Hopkins)

Longtime friend and colleague, Walter Crawford passed away Sunday evening.

ABC 7 News is mourning the loss of friend and colleague Walt Crawford, who died Sunday. Walt worked for ABC 7 for 28 years as a photojournalist who was known for his beautifully-lit live shots and attention to detail. His death was announced Tuesday by Station Manager Bill Lord “We are all very sad to report our colleague and photographer Walt Crawford passed away over the weekend. He had been on medical leave for the past several months but his death is shocking nonetheless.

Walt worked at WJLA-TV for 28 years and leaves behind countless friends with whom he worked over that time “Just this week he was given a White House Press (sic) Photographers award, one of many honors he received during his professional career”.

The viewing is at Adams and Green Funeral Home, Saturday Feb 20th, 1 to 3pm and 5 to 7 pm.
The service starts at 7 pm
721 Elden Street
Herndon, VA 20170-4636
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