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Christa Jolyn Crossno

October 9, 1987 ~ September 29, 2018 (age 30)

Christa Jolyn Crossno, 30 passed away September 29, 2018.  She was born October 9, 1987 to Bryon and Cheryl (Peterman) Crossno in Canon City, CO.  Christa grew up in Canon City and Penrose communities. After graduating from Garden Park High School, she attended and graduated from American Institution of Dental Hygiene and began her career in the dental industry working at Peak Dental Center.  Christa was very talented in drawing and poetry.  She loved animals, especially dogs and cats. Christa didn’t understand mean people and didn’t know the meaning of the word mean.  Her smile was infectious, and her laughter made everyone smile but most importantly, Christa loved her family.  She is survived by her mother Cheryl (Gary) Gillis, father Bryon Crossno, brother Ben (Becki) Basham, grandmother Marie Gillis, grandparents Bob and Mary Basham, great uncle William Terry of Lawton, OK, plus numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her grandparents Billy and Pauline Crossno, Leonard Gillis, Jr and her aunt Pam Gillis.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Harwood Chapel, 516 N. 10th Street, Canon City.  Burial to follow at Mountain Vale Cemetery.  Online condolences at

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