Swarthmore Friends Meeting
Minute for Charles Pickett Cryer
Cryer was born March 21, 1922, in
On April 26, 1956, he married Anne Ferguson in Bryn Mawr. He and Anne were married 53 years. They have three children, Christopher Brinton Cryer, Ellen Ferguson Cryer Gilbert, and Margaret (Marnie) Magill Cryer Foody. He joined Swarthmore Meeting in September, 1966. In a quiet way Chuck was proud of his Quaker ancestors. While not an overly-active member of Meeting, he helped repair electrical appliances for the Jumble Sale. Their daughter, Ellen, and Tom Gilbert were married at Swarthmore Meeting. He enjoyed cooking and was known for his good sense of humor. He enjoyed playing golf, being a member of the Rolling Green Golf Club and the Ozone Golf Club, where he served as president.
employed as a manufacturer’s representative for industrial equipment and
operated Cryer Sales Company in Swarthmore for 45 years.
He was a source of inspiration to his co-workers. After a thirty-seven
year residence in Swarthmore, he and Anne moved to Hershey’s Mill in