LuAnne Rice, 66, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at Wellbrooke of Crawfordsville.

She was born June 25, 1952, at Crawfordsville, to William and Joann Poole Symmes.

A graduate of Crawfordsville High School, she worked for many years as district manager of Insight Communication. In 2001, she obtained her associate degree from Indiana Wesleyan University and recently retired from the Crawfordsville Community School Corporation, where she worked as an accountant.

She was a member of Whitesville Christian Church and American Legion Auxiliary. She was a loving mother, grandmother, daughter and sister.

She is survived by her mother, Joann Troxel of Crawfordsville; son John (Stacy) Douglas of Crawfordsville; daughter Rachel (Levi) Cron of Sault St. Marie, Michigan; grandchildren Dirk, Clive and Neil Cron of Sault St. Marie and Isabella Douglas of Crawfordsville; and brother Jeff Symmes of Lafayette.

She was preceded in death by her son, Brian Douglas in 1995; and her father, William in 1984.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 8 at Hunt & Son Funeral Home, with Pastor Mike Whitacre officiating. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery North. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Hunt & Son Funeral Home.  

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