Logan T. Crills, 18, senior at MCHS, life-long soccer player, worked at SKH, avid skier

By on January 7, 2015

Logan T. Crills, 18, of Manheim, died peacefully surrounded by family Monday, Dec. 29, 2014 at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, following a courageous four-year battle with Ewing’s Sarcoma.

Born in Lancaster, he was the beloved son of Warren K. and Lora Taylor Crills of Manheim.

Logan was employed part-time at Stauffers of Kissel Hill, Lititz. He was a senior at Manheim Central High School; played varsity soccer and was a member of the ski club. He participated in mission trips throughout the years with his home church, Grace Brethren Church of Manheim. Logan had a personal relationship with God, which was demonstrated by his actions and relationships with others.

At the age of four Logan began playing soccer as a member of the Manheim Area Soccer Club. He participated on the travel team Manheim Mutiny, and played from the age of 13 until the present with PA Classics. Logan was a Lancaster Lebanon Soccer League All-Star for the past two years. He loved riding his motorcycle and downhill skiing. Logan was a member of the Milton Grove Sportsmen’s Club and enjoyed hunting and fly-fishing. He will be missed by Duke, his Boxer.

Surviving in addition to his parents is a brother: Ethan T. Crills of Manheim; paternal grandparents: Kenneth and Betty Crills of Manheim; maternal grandmother: Vivian R. Taylor of Montoursville; uncle: David husband of Sadie Crills of Lancaster; uncle: Thomas IV husband of Debra Taylor of Williamsport.

Preceding him in death is a maternal grandfather: Thomas Taylor III.

Services were held Jan. 4 at Manheim Brethren In Christ Church, with Pastor Jeffrey L. Dunkle officiating. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Please omit flowers. Those desiring may send contributions in Logan’s memory to: Grace Brethren Church of Manheim, 333 E. High St., Manheim, PA 17545.

To send the family on-line condolences, visit BuchFuneral.com. Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, handled the arrangements.

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