Posted: July 24th, 2017


WAYLON JAMES CROW SPREADS HIS WINGS “Pooktsiitis” – (Little Tree) passed away at home on July 18, 2017 at the age of 22 years. He was born on January 3, 1995 in Fort Macleod, AB.

Waylon is survived by his parents, Lester & Sherry Crow Spreads His Wings; grandparents Rosie (Marty) Reyes, Nick Rabbit, Corolla Calf Robe & Alfred Standing Alone; brothers Lester Jr (Camryn), Sam (Marcia), Harlin (Jody), Cody Crow, sisters Summer Dawn (Tyler), Crystal Annie, Amy Jo (Loren Jr) Crow, Shayla (Marvin) Big Sorrel Horse, and Kelly (Homer) Rabbit; numerous nieces and nephews here in Canada and the United States.

Waylon was the oldest son of Lester & Sherry; his education was at the Stand Off Elementary School, Tatsikiisaapo’p Middle School, Kainai High School, Cross Roads Campus and was in the Class of 2013 at F.P. Walshe High School.

He was a cross country and long distance runner; also a drummer, helper and fireman at the Morris Crow Piercing Sundance numerous years. He played hockey, basketball, badminton and volleyball for various teams; also participated in the youth rodeo and track and field teams on the reserve and off reserve schools. Waylon helped the Horn Society alongside his uncles Newton & Chucky Bull Shields.

Waylon won numerous awards for his athletics- including 8 consecutive 1st place titles for the Bull Horn Coulee Run in his division.

Waylon also attended the adolescent treatment centre and was recognized for his hard work and dedication to the program. The workers there loved his accomplishment while he was there.

Waylon was predeceased by his grandmas Elizabeth Eagle Speaker & Lillian Bull Shields; great uncle George (Emma) Many Feathers; brothers Dwayne & Colin Boy Chief; uncle Marvin Calf Robe; aunties Brenda and Shirley Big Sorrel Horse; cousins Toni Morning Bird, Shawn Eagle Speaker, and Vanessa Rabbit.

A Family Service will be at Legacy Funeral Home, Cardston on Tuesday, July 25 at 5:00 p.m. followed by the Wake Service at the Old Saipoyi Gym, Stand Off from 7:00 p.m. all night. The Funeral Service will be at the Old Saipoyi Gym on Wednesday, July 26 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in St. Catherine’s Cemetery.

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  1. tionna standing alone says:

    i miss him so much i knew him since i was a baby and a lil girl it still hurts me that hes gone and not being here with his family and friends we all miss him every much but i still wish he was still here but u can’t change the past i love him and i hope hes doing great and hes not hurting but i’ll keep my head up high for my cousin

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