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Alex Orlando Crotts

November 26, 1951 — March 10, 2022

On March 10. 2022, Alex Orlando Crotts, passed through the veil into God’s graces after a brief battle with cancer.

This gentle giant touched many people’s lives over his 70 years. Alex enjoyed singing, travel, sharing a meal with friends and a regular visit to the casino.

He is survived by many loving individuals, including his good friend, Brian Garrett, and good friends Dean Hitsos and Carlas Kallam; Bert Cohen and Patrick Quillen; Laura Gin and her children Katelyn and Kevin; Rev. Joel Slotnick, and his Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida and American Express family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Norman and Viola Crotts; his sister Ida; his niece Tammie; and by his former partners, Ralf Kuehnert and Ray Tryall.

A Celebration of Life for Alex O. Crotts will be held on Saturday, May 7 at 2 o'clock pm at Sunshine Cathedral located at 1480 SW 9th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315.
Immediately after the memorial service to honor Alex O Crotts. We will enjoy light refreshments in the social hall. That evening we will toast Alex at Georgie's Alibi at 8 o'clock pm. If you will be attending the Celebration of Life, we would like to ask that you please wear bright colors, the colors of the rainbow!

In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to either the Gay Men's Chorus of South Florida ( or to American Cancer Society (
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Alex Orlando Crotts, please visit our flower store.


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