Christopher Crosby-Gugig

Obituary of Christopher G. Crosby-Gugig

Christopher G. Crosby Gugig April 26, 1981-September 5, 2021

 

Christopher George Crosby-Gugig, known as Chris Crosby, passed away suddenly on September 5. 

Beloved husband, for almost twelve years of Jeab Sirimart, precious youngest son of Victoria Crosby and Herman Gugig, loving brother of Darry Gugig, Brett Gugig, and Jason Crosby. Loving brother-in-law to Catherine Lassi. Special uncle to Jessie Gugig, Max Gugig, and James Lassi. Relatives in England include his uncle David Crosby, aunt Helen Graham and cousin Clare Graham. 

 

Chris Crosby was a graduate of the Greenvale School and Lutheran High School, a talented musician and bass player in many bands, and a familiar figure who worked at the Glen Cove and Syosset Libraries as his “day job.”. 

 

In Syosset, he was known for his “Bookface Fridays” where he would be photographed holding a book, and a part of his body or his face would merge with the book cover. 

 

In Glen Cove his talent for songwriting and singing little ditties promoting a library service creating a cartoon-like video, shown on the website and social media.

 

His musical talent was appreciated by many across the country. 

 

The Christopher Crosby Memorial Scholarship Fund will help provide local music students in financial need to obtain lessons and/or instruments. 

 

Donations in his memory may be sent in lieu of flowers to the Glen Cove Arts Council www.glencoveartscouncil.org.

 

The memorial service at St. John’s of Lattingtown is private. 

 

A public musical memorial tribute will be held on Saturday, October 9 at Morgan Park from 1-5 pm.

 

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