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Linda Befeld Crull, American library director. Certified teacher, Texas, Florida Georgia.


Crull, Linda Befeld was born on July 23, 1947 in Beaumont, Texas, United States. Daughter of Rudolph Frank and Lillian (Moore) B.


Bachelor, Baylor University, 1968. Master of Education in Librarianship, Bridgewater University, 1973. Certified in Early Childhood Education, University Denver, 1979.


Teacher Latin Travis High School, Austin, Texas, 1968-1969, Valdosta (Georgia) Christian School, 1969-1970. Teacher Latin and English Port St. Joe (Florida) High School, 1970-1971. Head special collections Sturgis Library., Barnstable, Massachusetts, 1971-1979.

Children's library Arvada (Colorado) Public Library., 1979-1980, Mount Carmel School, Houston, 1983-1986. Publishers representative Grolier (Colorado) Educational Corporation, 1980-1983. Children's library, head youth services Mobile (Alabama) Public Library., 1986-1989.

Director library Foley (Alabama) Public Library., since 1989. Consultant in field.


  • Certified teacher, Texas, Florida Georgia.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (short story) Once Upon A Time, 1988. Storyteller Cherokee Rose Festival, 1987, 89, Bayside Yarnspinner, 1988, National Congress, 1989, National Storytelling Festival, 1990, Optimist Clubs, Rotarians, Foley Civic League, numerous others.


Member American Library Association (convention committee and reading committee since 1987), National Association for Preservation and Perpetuation of Storytelling (founder, chair Southern chapter), National Story League (founder Mobile chapter 1986), Jubilee Story League (founder), Association Records Managers (executive committee 1979-1980), Colorado Media Association (president 1982-1983).


  • Other Interests

    Travel, piano, auto-harp.


Married R. Jerald Crull, August 3, 1985.

Rudolph Frank B.

Lillian (Moore) B.

R. Jerald Crull