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Jane Crawford Verby, American writer. Recipient 2d prize award Cardiff Writing Circuit, 1978, 2d place essay Wilderness Celebration contest, 2004. Member National League American Pen Women (speaker, historian), Christian Writers Society (speaker).

Background

Verby, Jane Crawford was born on October 3, 1923 in La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Clarence Horatio and Belva Gertrude (Hatch) Crawford.

Education

Bachelor, Carleton College, 1945.

Career

Medical proofreader publications department, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 1945-1946; member of staff, Minneapolis Star, 1946-1947; tutor writing skills, Onondaga College, Syracuse, New York, 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (novel) Patterns, 1986. Author of poems. Co-author: How to Talk to Doctors, 1977.

      Contributor articles to professional publications.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

Views

God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of their ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.

Membership

Member National League American Pen Women (speaker, historian), Christian Writers Society (speaker).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: walking, cycling, reading, grandchildren.

Connections

Married John Edward Verby, June 15, 1946. Children: John Edward III, Steven, Ruth Davies, Karl.

father:
Clarence Horatio Crawford

mother:
Belva Gertrude (Hatch) Crawford

spouse:
John Edward Verby

children:
John Edward III Verby

Karl Verby

Ruth Davies Verby

Steven Verby