Danny J. Crye

February 25, 1958 - December 11, 2018

Danny J. Crye


Danny J. Crye, 60, of Poplar Grove, IL passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Born to James and Arlene (Beyer) Crye on February 25, 1958 in Bardstown, Kentucky. Danny was a graduate of Belvidere High School and was self-employed for many years. At one point he was a business owner of a bar in Poplar Grove, sold automobiles and scoured the country for automobile restoration parts. More recently, he would find vintage toys, such as Redline Hot Wheels and Promo Cars, display them in toy shows and resell them. Danny volunteered at the Boone County Fair Association for many years helping with ticket sales and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

Danny is loved and will be missed by his aunts, Iris Storlie, Arlene Simons, and Shirley (Haseltine) Ried, cousins and numerous friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Arlene.

Memorials under Danny’s name may be made payable to the Boone County Fair Association, PO BOX 456,  Belvidere, IL 61008. To light a candle or share a condolence please visit

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while volunteering the boone county fair met danny as many many volunteers did. just lost my mother the day before on Dec 10th and found Dannys obituary just want to extend my condolences to the family and prayers are with you in your grief. May God Bless…

deborah summers 2018-12-19T00:18:49

So sorry! Lived next door to Dan for many years and played darts together on leagues. My condolences to the family. God Bless you Dan.

Linda Weber 2018-12-18T16:48:36

Always my friend since the first time sitting on the milk box in front of his house in kindergarten…will never forgot his smile when he chuckled…

Valerie Tate 2018-12-18T11:44:33


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