Alvin Curtis Crawford Sr., a former University of Virginia police officer, died Nov. 16 in Crozet. He was 80.
Crawford was an honorably discharged veteran of the Korean War, having served in the United States Navy. After his military service, he was employed as manager of Western Union in Charlottesville. He then became an officer in U.Va.’s Police Department, where he worked for 22 years. After retiring, he served as an auxiliary deputy sheriff with the Albemarle County Sheriff's Office.