Andrew Crowley Obituary

Andrew James Crowley
Andrew James Crowley

March 13, 1998 - April 29, 2022
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Madison, Wisconsin
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Andrew James Crowley — son, brother, friend, cat dad — died April 29, 2022 in Madison, Wisconsin at the age of 24. He is survived by his parents, Jason and Laura Crowley; sister, Katherine Crowley; grandma, Mary Crowley; and his beloved cats, Callie, Sesame, and Mocha.

Andrew was born on March 13, 1998 in Des Moines, Iowa. He grew up and lived in Urbandale until graduating from Johnston High School in 2016. He was a lifelong member of Plymouth Congregational Church, participating in youth group and choirs. Andrew earned his bachelor’s degree from The University of Iowa in 2021, with a double major in Economics and Ethics and Public Policy. He was a member and former president of the Gamma Gamma Chapter of Delta Lambda Phi social fraternity. He started his first professional job in quality management at Epic, a medical software company in Verona, Wisconsin, in July 2021. He was an avid reader, gamer and loved to bake bread. He was a kind human, an advocate for equality, inclusion and social justice.

Andrew was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, John Crowley, and his maternal grandparents, Eugene and Dorothy Jeanne Bridenstine.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, May 13, 2022 at Plymouth Congregational Church, 4126 Ingersoll Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa. A reception will follow. All are welcome. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to: NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI Iowa, The University of Iowa Pride Alliance Center, or Trans Lifeline.

The memorial service will be livestreamed for those unable to attend. Please go to (Scroll down towards the middle of the page) or

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Arrangements by Iles Westover Chapel





Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ
4126 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
Friday, May 13, 2022
3:00 PM