Fayetteville, NC – The Black College Sports Community is mourning the loss of Fayetteville State alumnus, hall of famer, and longtime sports information director Marion Crowe, Jr. Crowe passed on Thursday, April 9th at his home in Spring Lake, NC.
Crowe, 80, was originally from Springfield, Ohio. He retired from the Army after a 24-year career. Crowe graduated from FSU in 1984. He was hired as the sports information director in 1993 and served the university from 14 years. Crowe earned the CIAA Sports Information Director of the Year Award on two occasions (1998, 2001). In 2005, Crowe was inducted into the Fayetteville State University Hall of Fame.
Crowe provided guidance and tutelage to several in athletic administration and sports information. He leaves behind a strong legacy.
Wiseman Mortuary will be handling the details of the home going service for Crowe. Arrangements are still being made.